Oh Me! Oh School!

This morning my wife and I were at my oldest son's middle school for a meeting with his teachers.  Nothing deep, just a chance to get to know them and see how he, a 7th-grader, is making the transition from 6th grade and his small elementary school (around 300 students) to the behemoth (approx. 1,300 students) that … Continue reading Oh Me! Oh School!

“Lift Off”: Graduation Speech at Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2016

(Click here to see the spoken-word graduation speech that, admittedly, has been around for a few months but which I just watched.) I don't have much to say about this but...Wow!  If all teachers had the passion, the vision of this young man, we'd all be better people. Consider, if you are a teacher, what … Continue reading “Lift Off”: Graduation Speech at Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2016