What School Could Be

Time for a Change

As a public school educator, I approach books with titles such as What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration From Teachers Across America with a certain amount of caution. I want to be inspired...
Tap, Click, Read

Pioneers in Literacy Land

"This discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners' souls, because they will not use their memories.” These words from Plato’s Phaedrus are directed against the alphabet, which Socrates feared would lead to a...
Revolutionary Grandparents

Grandparents to the Rescue

Most grandparents, on hearing the news of an impending new family member, are thrilled and excited, perhaps entertaining daydreams of fishing trips, sleepovers, cookie baking, and college graduations.  But for some, those dreams are...