We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.

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On this 2018 Martin Luther King Holiday, I want to quote the entire speech that Dr. King gave, at the National Cathedral, four days before he was killed. “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution,” was one of Dr. King’s great speeches. … Continued

Public Help

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The national need to help ourselves during these traumatic times is pressing. I feel that Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico and now Las Vegas all need the public’s help and we are the public. WE can do things that are helpful, … Continued

Job-Embedded Professional Development—Teachers Need Time to Learn From Each Other

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Education Indicators Jill Barshay for the Hechinger Report echoes the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s annual report of education indicators, released last week, that compares education spending in countries around the world. The United States has been cutting its funding and other countries … Continued

Mutually Reinforcing Arts Integration

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Arts Integration Helps Increase Learning Across all Disciplines I am taking a series of steps to introduce districts to the implementation of our arts integration model for school reform developed by our lab. This 7-year, two-trial, randomized, 35,000 student, treatment … Continued

Positive Educational Flow

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I have been thinking about building schools and conditions for learning that have to do with optimizing student “flow.” This concept comes from Mihály Csíkszentmihályi who was instrumental in identifying this behavior in positive psychology. In positive psychology, flow, also known as … Continued