Most Recent Articles
September 8, 2014
I've come to recognize that I'm the world's greatest sucker. That's not entirely my fault, though.
September 3, 2014
If I had tenure, I could do some amazing things.
September 1, 2014
A roundup and capsule reviews of some education-related reading.
August 26, 2014
William Deresiewicz's "excellent sheep" often find themselves at the nexus of money, politics, and power. Why do they do so much harm?
August 24, 2014
Excellent Sheep is an intramural squabble, but the rest of us have a stake in the outcome.
August 22, 2014
A teacher's job is not to monitor students, but to engage them.
August 14, 2014
I don't want cell phones in class, but I'm seeking agreement, rather than banning by fiat.
August 13, 2014
A Twitter conversation caused a conversion (sort of).
August 12, 2014
We're putting faith in the wrong things, efficiency over freedom and mercy.
August 11, 2014
A former student thought I'd been demoted. The notion it might be true stuck with me.