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
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 26, 2023 Teaching the Holocaust by Inquiry, Elizabeth Krasemann, Foreword by Michael Berenbaum. LIT Verlag GmbH & Co., Zurich, 2022. These are fascinating times to teach students about the
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 23, 2023 In light of a sea of political and economic shifts in recent years, it is no surprise there’s been a renewed interest in civics education. Questions abound
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.
I wasn’t happy with my school experience in New York City. I wanted more. This class at the Salisbury School (CT) has not only given me more but has also
If you’ve attended a conference, academic gathering, or other progressive space in the last five years, chances are you’ve experienced one of liberal institutions’ favorite new tokens: the land acknowledgment.
Since spring 2020, I have been fascinated by what oddly may be the perfect storm needed for the transformational change advocated by so many of us. I know I will
I was taught in school to hate Japan and the Japanese people. I grew up in a rural area in central China. My grandfather and great uncle fought in the