Thank you Rich Czyz for pulling my head out of a depressing news story about a new book titled: In Defense of Looting, and bringing me to a topic I love: writing. And Rich, you're right; writing in so many schools is not taught well. I don't know where the educational boxcar labeled "writing" went … Continue reading How Should We Teach Writing?
One of many consequences arising from the current pandemic is a need to reassess the comfortable misconceptions we live with daily. One of those misconceptions is that public education is the great equalizer and prepares us for life-long learning. And that misconception has morphed to the point where political leaders now tell us the health … Continue reading What is Academic Regression?
First, thank you Rich Czyz for the prod. Yesterday, Rich wrote about the joy of writing and how he makes time everyday to engage in this process. He ended that blog this way: The act of writing should be a beautiful endeavor. I asked if writing emails counted. Sure! he answered. This morning, he blogged about … Continue reading Can I Return and Bring You Hope?