Numbers in Schools

Today, my students completed their AIMS (Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards) exam. It was a quiet morning in the halls as…

April 5, 2011

The Damning of Intellectualism

  John Adams.  Thomas Jefferson.  Benjamin Franklin.  The most revered Founding Fathers shared a significant commonality: they were intellectuals.  Define…

February 13, 2011

The Heart of Teaching

February brings many flutters and shudders for teachers. The flutters are connected to the chocolate, Sweetheart candy, and wonderfully-sappy cards that…

February 7, 2011

Inequalities within the American School System

http://www.npr.org/2011/01/28/133307552/ohio-case-the-rosa-parks-moment-for-education?ft=1&f=1013  Inequalities within education… Every child in this country deserves quality teachers and quality education no matter what the property…

January 30, 2011

Is Arizona Next?

Michele McNeil’s article in Education Week on January 14th was a fascinating look at a near miss in California.  She writes…

January 17, 2011