It comes courtesy of my friends at the Teacher Salary Project (on whose advisory board I sit). And it should break your heart.
Category Archives: Learning
Anyone who has spent time during the last decade or so working for the betterment of American public education will tell you the same thing:
It’s ugly out there, and you’re going to need to pick a side.
Imagine students around the world being given daily opportunities to see the world through the eyes of another — or to travel back in time, or to fly to the moon. Does the value of this tool outweigh any potential costs in the ways in which it further blurs the line separating mind from machine? […]
Imagine what would happen if we put this simple insight into broader practice?
Have you heard the news? Atticus Finch is a racist.
Guess what? So are you. So am I.
Imagine if every school was explicitly focused on helping its students see the world through the eyes of “the healer?” Dr. Alejandro Jadad | Acceptance from Maysie on Vimeo.
Watch this great video produced by the faculty and students of City Neighbors Hamilton, a fabulous public school in Baltimore, which chronicles their field trip to New Orleans as part of their study of water, and history, and the world, and themselves. There is nothing preventing every school in America from giving young people opportunities […]
Amidst all the darkness of the world these days and weeks (and years), I am grateful to my friend Wendy Cole and the students of Maple Street School for letting the light slip through . . . And I greatly appreciate Wendy’s ability to take her students seriously and embrace their own lack of seriousness […]
It may seem crazy to seed an idea that is intended to put you out of business – yet that’s exactly what Dayton Department Stores did back in 1960 with Target. And, the more I think about it, that’s exactly what every school in America should be doing right now.