September 12, 2023 The Progressive Education movement started in the 1920s and went into a roar during the Depression led by advocates like John Dewey. It soon joined forces in
August 24. 2023 Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to speak to school superintendents, instructional superintendents, principals, CTOs, and other school leaders about generative AI and education. When introducing
May 2, 2023 What does it mean for humans to write? Let’s start with this assumption: At the very least, if ChatGPT can write essays, then we probably shouldn’t be
March 27, 2023 The other day I talked with a parent who was lamenting how much time her children spend on screens at school. They are in an excellent school—the
March 23, 2023 I’ve been proud of, possibly even smug about, my efforts to diversify my reading, to look for texts from around the world to share—The Fat Years; The
March 7, 2023 You must have heard about the debacle with the AP African American History class. Rest assured, I am not going to rehash it. Instead, this wholly predictable
February 28, 2023 Part of great teaching is developing and testing hypotheses as to why some things work for your students—and others, sometimes the most beautifully designed lesson plans—just don’t.
January 30, 2023 Even with 28 years of classroom experience, I’m often surprised by the impact of technological innovations on my teaching. So, the articles about ChatGPT answering questions and
January 25, 2023 ChatGPT calls on Humanities teachers to dig even deeper into what is already our core purpose—celebrating humanity … even in a tech-centric world. ChatGPT challenges us to
January 16, 2023 At my last dentist appointment, the hygienist did a couple of novel things: she cleaned my teeth differently—with air and water—and she also checked my blood pressure.