Wondering About School Reform: Can good books and bathroom breaks fix our schools?

Why does school have to look so different from anything we would consider a healthy, productive, enjoyable life. What would happen if we got rid of almost everything we currently do in school? [Read more…]

After extensive review…

What two words make veteran teachers’ eyes roll to the back of their heads more than any others? School Reform. Just say the words at a staff meeting and you’ll hear grumpy teachers muttering under their breaths. ┬áIf you listen carefully, you’ll hear a list of proposed, hyped, and eventually forgotten cures for what ails [Read More…]