Elementary Schools Can’t Change Because We Need to Prepare them for High School and College

When I speak about new models of education and the opportunity to change how we design our learning communities, I hear a frequent reaction. We would love to change but Continue Reading →

7 Reasons Why the Best Education Books Are Rarely the Bestsellers

The more I scan the Amazon bestsellers in the education section as well as some of the other major lists, the more I come to believe that the best education Continue Reading →

The Fruit of Liberal Education is the Capacity to Learn and Power

Charles William Eliot is quoted as saying that, “The fruit of liberal education is not learning, but the capacity and desire to learn, not knowledge, but power.” I don’t have Continue Reading →

Adding Depth & Accuracy to Our Conversations About Competence-Based Education

A recent article in the Federalist left me disappointed with the state of our public discourse about many issues in education. In this article, Jane Robbins provided her critiques of Continue Reading →