September 26, 2023 How one teaches often feels like a very personal thing. I believe this is primarily due to a lack of structured teacher training across the world. Teachers
July 18, 2023 I covered the disastrous impact that eugenic thinking had on high school design in my previous post. So, I was interested to see its continuing impact in the
June 7, 2023 Important first question: where did the high school classroom come from? It’s important to remember that the high school classroom essentially didn’t exist until the 20th century.
August 19, 2022 “You’re just a glorified babysitter” a (non-teaching) husband ‘joked’ to his (teacher) wife.“… I went to school, I know what teachers do and I can see what
7/21/2022 I was talking to a teacher this week and he was telling me stories of how exciting it had been to see a student teacher working with his class.
New Zealand is already a country with progressive values and practices in education. We already have a standards-based assessment system for university entrance, flexible enough to cater for different student
In New Zealand, the majority of schools are still led in a familiar top-down format that we have known since the last century. A positive is that a growing number
Thousands of schools around the world have leaders pushing for some sort of change. Educational change exists on a spectrum from administrative to an organizational learning culture. Listening to the
America and other countries are finally waking up to the unfairness and thus meaningless nature of standardized testing. The sad part is how predictable it was that it would take
STEP 1: Create Your Crossword Curriculum Despite thousands of initiatives around the world, it remains difficult to change the hearts and minds and especially habits of both schools and their