How Can I, a Single Teacher in a Single School, Counter Global Trends in Student Culture?

We see it in the USA. I read about it happening abroad. Something is happening at our schools, among our students. What is "it?" It's difficult to figure out what is a symptom, what is a cause, and what is a problem--or which problems are at the core. The fraying of academic communities; an opening... Continue Reading →

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A Livable Future for All on Earth?: A New Report Offers a Plan–and Some Hope

As a teacher and a parent, I lament the absence of clear, positive visions for the future offered to young people by the media, the world of politics, or even from the arena of social activism. We older people have dumped a pile of terrifying problems in the laps of our children's generation without offering... Continue Reading →