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Education Doesn't Need to be Reformed - It Needs to be Transformed.

Laura Flores Shaw | Posted 06.10.2016 | Education
Laura Flores Shaw

All sides of the vitriolic public education debate are missing a fundamental point: our changing society presents new challenges that require us to fundamentally rethink our concept of school.

My Child Is Not Interested in Learning: What Can I Do?

Tara Chklovski | Posted 03.07.2015 | Education
Tara Chklovski

Mastery also demands persistence. Teachers face this problem all the time with a classroom full of learners of varying interests and abilities. But teachers get formal training that equips them to deal with this problem.

Out With Plastic, In With Porcelain: Why I Replaced the Kids' Dishes

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 05.21.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

As a mom who blogs about cooking for kids, there are two things that I keep reading about: an inspiring Montessori approach to eating, and weird news stories about BPA. That's why I decided to pack up the plastic dishes this week. The new ones are glass (gulp), porcelain (double gulp) and metal (actually, no gulp).

Connecticut Moms Shut Out Of Pre-K Spots Start Montessori Petition

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. Parents who feel shut out of New Haven pre-K spots have proposed a school reform idea of ...

Time for Schools to Stop Damaging Children

Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D.

Our schools are turning millions of normal children into dropouts and failures. This isn't because of a few bad teachers or principals, but because the natural learning behaviors of children are routinely penalized instead of praised.