school reform 101

Image: aafad 38/365 the name is lom… by lamont_cranston made available by a creative commons license on flickr. I just read an article by accident, on addressing the issue of racism in school, because I was looking for a different article in the March 2003 issue of Phi Delta Kappan. That one wasn’t available but…

Developing dreams, reaching our highest potential

“AI’s fundamental approach of seeking to discover, honor, and amplify what works, the life-giving elements, is a “system” process that works at all levels, with individual students, one-on-one student-teacher relationships, classrooms, schools, school districts and communities.” from Leadership at Every Level: Appreciative Inquiry in Education by Rich Henry Appreciative Inquiry, for me, seems so logical,…

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…