Barack Obama and Education

Image: Photo of Barack Obama from my.barackobama.com Teaching Our Kids in a 21st Century Economy. A speech by Senator Barack Obama, in October 2005 at the Center for American Progress (Go here for a text version) He talks about Jonathan Kozol‘s new book – Shame of a Nation. It seems to me that Mr. Kozol…

Professional Learning Communities

Schools as professional learning communities: Collaborative activities and strategies for professional development by Sylvia M. Roberts and Eunice Z. Pruitt The notion of professional learning communities excites me. I am jazzed about how people learn, especially with how we learn in relationship and collaboration with others who share our passions. The idea of a small…