Look at the picture above. Is the boy going to pick on the girl, or will he invite her to play with the other children?
In today's impersonal school climate, how do students learn about those … Read More
Kate Walsh, President of the astroturf National Council of Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a group that pretends it's for teachers and schools when it's really about privatization, recently published an … Read More
Where does pretending come in? It relates to what philosophers call "counterfactual" thinking, like Einstein wondering what would happen if a train went at the speed of light.
~Alison Gopnik, "Let … Read More
When children aren't reading according to the corporate time frame set by Jeb Bush and his ilk (non-educators who want to privatize public education), parents become dissatisfied, even angry with … Read More
Why are students being held back from being the best they can be in science? Making scientific advancements through exploration involves good preparation of the ninety percent of students who attend … Read More