Below is my short review of Lighting Their Fires: Raising Extraordinary Kids in a Mixed-up, Muddled-up, Shook-up World, by LAUSD teacher Rafe Esquith. Rafe is a well-known teacher, but I was not drawn to his book based on his accolades. I was drawn to his work because other people in the education world have claimed […]

This funny image I found today made me think about a few years back, very early in graduate school, I worked on a project for a class trying to establish connections between curriculum and punk rock, which I still listen to and will always hold a special, albeit loud, place in my heart.  I read […]

All right, now we can get things started here.  Most of my posts previous have been me playing around, trying to get a feel for this whole blogging thing.  For some reason, it feels so, how should I say, narcissistic?  I got some advice a while back about this whole podcast venture, and it was […]