October 1, 2019
To the teacher who knows what’s best:
You’ve only experienced children in captivity
Allowed only to act within your rules
Allowed to learn from each other in ways you manage
September 17, 2019
So we've made the transition to Meadow Learning. Why we did it we will explain soon if anyone cares to hear, but another question for now: Now what?
I don't know.
And I'm okay with t...
February 22, 2018
Seventeen people die at the gun of one person and America seems capable of only one of two reactions:
--Having armed adults to protect children in schools makes great sense.
February 20, 2018
So my sister sends me a Buzzfeed article: “10 Mind-Blowing Benefits of Playtime That Every Parent Should Know.” It’s quality stuff. Good to know.
But why the hell is this even neces...
February 13, 2018
"Collecting data on human learning based on children's behavior in school is like collecting data on killer whales based on their behavior at Sea World." --...
January 27, 2018
When you say "children must drive their own learning," do you mean that they must take the wheel of the car and go where they please? Or do you mean they get to drive while others...
January 24, 2018
I’m learning that there’s something about a fat man running that makes people want to stop and say nice things--even though there is zero concrete evidence on the scale or in my cl...
January 22, 2018
Rearranging the site and moving this piece to the blogs as that seems to be where it belongs anyways. Reposted along with some reflection by me about these ideas...just to play re...
January 18, 2018
A week ago the to do list was:
Complete grant application to <anonymous foundation>
Repair malfunctioning laptop
Do IRS Forms
Create flyers for...
January 13, 2018
“My goodness these kids are so much worse than we were.”
“School wasn’t like this when I was there.”
“It’s these damn phones. They’ve ruined the way people used to live.”
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Music, Memories, and SOLEs
May 31, 2017
March 26, 2017
How do you do?
June 6, 2017
I don't know
If you care about the lives of children, stop taking the power that is rightly theirs.
Pics or it didn't happen
The Sun and the Moon
Back seat drivers
Fat man running
Repost: a theory on how we learn
The time that my time was my own for an entire day...
There is no spoon.