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I am leaving my current position at the end of this year. That is a done deal. The commute of 45 miles is in itself a sufficient reason. I have a large number of irons in the fire, and some ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 05:54 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Public education in the U.S. has featured state control of human development since Horace Mann and other educational “reformers” within the New England Protestant elite brought this novel ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I have been aware of Maria Montessori and her educational “movement” (as its often referred to) as part of the spectrum of educational alternatives available mostly to more well-to-do families ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 07:11 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I went to a very progressive private boarding school. I was asked to write about it, so I have, but it makes me a bit uncomfortable because I know it is out of many people's realms, including my own.
by Kamakhya
Comment Count 64 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 09:38 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Americans think that where knowledge is concerned, more is always better. We don’t believe there are things we would rather not know, or things that only some of us should know--just as we don&#
by AllMargolis
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Apr 05, 2010 at 02:12 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In my personal discussions with teachers and other parents, and my written interchange with people commenting on the DailyKOS version of my blog, I feel like a broken record stressing the need for ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 01, 2010 at 03:23 PM PDT with 5 Recommends