Dear Department of Education Press Secretaries

Posted by on Feb 24, 2010

Justin and Sandra, First of all, let me applaud you and your efforts to engage and inform through the use of Twitter.  There are many government entities who are not willing to do so. Let me also encourage you to actually engage and not just inform.  You will certainly find a host of passionate, candid […]

What is Curriculum?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2010

I have been in education for ten years, and I haven’t thought enough about that question.  I’m now in the second week of the course, “Curriculum Theory” in my JHU-ISTE program, and we’ve started wrestling with some tough questions about curriculum. The first being the title for this post.  What is curriculum? It seems the […]

A Polarized People

Posted by on Aug 12, 2009

I was eating breakfast with my dad last weekend, just sitting enjoying the beautiful Sunday morning meandering through the topics of our lives, when half way through my plate of banana nut pancakes the conversation turned to politics.  My father, never one to hold back an opinion, began to passionately engage the conversation.  He worked […]