WHY ARE WE STILL HERE?

I have been corresponding with Howard Katzoff, who has a website called Mr.Katzoff.org He reprinted there an article that was published in Newsday in April of 2008, about the exciting middle school that he taught in in the 1970′s http://mrkatzoff.org/2009/09/once-upon-a-time-in-shoreham, … Continue reading

REJECTION

Got another rejection letter in my effort to find funding yesterday. That makes three recently. Mostly they remind us that times are tough and there are lots of people hoping for money from shrinking pots. ITVS (the Independent Television Service, … Continue reading

STANDARDS #2

Here are three quotations to think about:“Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted, counts.” Albert Einstein “Measurable outcomes may be the least significant results of education.” Linda McNeil, Rice University,“…the main aim of … Continue reading

STRESS

The front page of the Datebook section of the SF Chronicle today had a big article about anorexia. It reminded me of a film I have been reading about, RACE TO NOWHERE– http://www.reellinkfilms.com/ and a conversation I had recently with … Continue reading

STANDARDS

You may have noticed that the catch phrase No Child Left Behind has fallen into disrepute. When Congress remakes the legislation I am sure that will not be the title. The packaging will definitely change, but will the contents be … Continue reading