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A Powerful, Crucial Vision for the Future of Schooling: Teaching 2030

Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools… Now and in the Future is perhaps the most cogent, reasonable, clear, and yet visionary book about educational reform in the 21st Century. Written through a collaboration of twelve teachers/teacher-leaders and changemakers, Teaching 2030 steers clear of rhetoric, either/ors, political side-taking, and … Continue reading

I am a proud union teacher

I stand with my unionized sisters and brothers, especially in Wisconsin, but everywhere where teachers and unions are under attack. I am the lead union representative for more than 100 teachers in my school. Today, all across the country, teachers are blogging their support for our unionized sisters and brothers in Wisconsin, and you can … Continue reading

What’s Worth Teaching

this is a cross-posting of a review of this book. The review original appeared at Education Review Marion Brady is a retired educator. He has taught in K-12 and at the university level. He has written columns for Knight-Ridder Newspapers and guest-blogs for the Washington Post. He has authored textbooks. He wants to change American … Continue reading

Educator Arnold Greenberg: Counting What Can’t Be Counted

Arnold Greenberg, founder of Miquon Upper School in Philadelphia, Deep Run School of Homesteading, and Liberty School – A Democratic Learning Community, lives in an off-the-grid cabin in East Blue Hill, Maine. He wrote this essay, “Towards a Different Standard: Counting What Can’t Be Counted,” which I wanted to share with readers of Cooperative Catalyst. … Continue reading

My Inner Pollyanna’s Ed Reform Blue Sky

Even amid the heated education debates & discourse, my inner Pollyanna still dream’s big. Here’s my blue sky, if I had my way: 1. United Teachers They become a force to be reckoned with. Politicians, news outlets, and policy makers take notice and make room at the table. They ask teachers questions like, “What can … Continue reading

The problem with NBC’s Education Nation – where are the voices of parents and teachers?

crossposted from Daily Kos Beginning Sunday, Sept. 26, NBC will be broadcasting a national “Summit” on education, which it has titled Education Nation. There will be panel discussions, an exhibit hall, and it will begin with an electronic town hall with Brian Williams, broadcast live at 12 Noon EDT (so much for people on the … Continue reading

Emerging Trend: Teachers as Advocates

I keep waiting on the invitation: Who: Teachers What: Education Reform Policy Party Where: Wonk Circles All Over When: NOW! Why: We want YOU to help envision & shape the next generation of schools. The paradox, of course, is that as the reformation of education garners greater and greater media attention, teachers — the unrecognized … Continue reading

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