Pedagogical Apostasy

I’m at a crisis of conversion-kind of moment. Four years after leaving my previous job at an elementary school after becoming disenchanted with TCRWP, to become part of a pedagogical shift taking place at a Manhattan high school introduced to me by a friend, I find myself at yet another crossroads. My conversion to this […]

Hello again

About four years ago, I made a leap from teaching elementary ESL to teaching high school ESL. I left out of a feeling of deep dissatisfaction with the pedagogy I was being asked to use. I felt like I was living in an intellectual desert where no one had acces to or was interested in […]

Differentiation at ALL Levels

If you are starting your own mom and pop business, you can expect to wear many hats and have a variety of responsibilities that would otherwise be the domain of other people, if you were able to hire staff. This could be true even with serious financial backers worth millions. But fast forward a few […]

Why Bill Gates Has NO Right to Speak

Yes, I said NO right to speak. When people with money have more access to the media, are given more legitimacy and power than those with direct experience on the topic, or who are directly, personally affected, THAT, to me, is the very definition of no-right-to-speak. Silently TAKE A SEAT, Mr. Gates. I have some […]