I want communities, teachers, and students to have lively discourse about what "the future" will look like, rather than "teaching to" a preordained one.
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November 14, 2013
October 01, 2013
I want some things to "matter" to students, their families, and the school community—and citizens writ large. Habit #5 of our "Habits of Mind" is: "Who cares? Why does it matter?"
June 11, 2013
But I will repeat my supposition that to make the biggest difference for the most children growing up in poverty, what we must do is offer them incredible schools.
May 14, 2013
What if the perfect for which you have spent decades championing really is the enemy of the good?
May 09, 2013
Children are BORN experts at learning. Poor and rich. They couldn't survive a week if they weren't born intellectuals.