Jack Buckingham was one of my teachers at Westland High School. This is a short feature on Buck.
Shawn Olson calls for more inclusion of nature in education.
An analysis and critique of modern educational values and formal academics.
Bexley High School art teacher Mabi Ponce de Leon report was Olson's last article for the Columbus Messenger Newspapers.
Short essay recounting a day I spent at Norton Middle School with Gary Sigrist.
An essay about the role teachers play in making subjects interesting, valuable and relevant to students. Prompted by an Open-House visit to Westland High School.
You can't argue with people who are addicted to cigarettes.
A strict look at the need for strong discipline in the classroom.
A stab at E. D. Hirsch's misplaced criticism of John Dewey.
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