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Honors Classes: The Need for More Diversity – Part II

By on March 28, 2013

In my recent Edutopia post, I posed a problem that is plaguing many schools today: that of racial inequity in our honors classes.  Many of us at the middle school level are wondering what our role is in bridging gaps

Too Metacognitive to Think Properly

Too Metacognitive to Think Properly

By on June 27, 2008

Today my colleague and I were almost hit by a car while we talking about thinking with clarity. Sigh.

An Honors Student Does Not a Critical-Thinker Necessarily Make

An Honors Student Does Not a Critical-Thinker Necessarily Make

By on June 4, 2008

An honors student does not always a critical thinker make.

Joanne Jacobs article: “Odd Ducks”

Joanne Jacobs article: “Odd Ducks”

By on April 19, 2008

This is comment made to answer the question "Is there less room for odd ducks in today's schools?" as posed by Joanne Jacobs.