Earning, Learning & the Currency of Schools

“Congratulations! You earned an ‘A+’!” “You have all worked hard and earned these diplomas.” “You gave me an ‘A’?” “No. I didn’t give you an ‘A’. You earned it.” We Continue Reading →

Schools as Factories? Alternative Metaphors for Thinking about Digital Age Schooling

In Metaphors We Live By, Lakoff and Johnson make a compelling case for the significance of metaphor in our individual and collective lives.  As they note, “Metaphors are powerful mechanisms Continue Reading →