educational advice columns are for everybody who wants American education to be
the best it can be. They're in the format of everybody's favorite time in
school, Show and Tell. The idea is to show and tell people about the issues
facing us in K-12 education today.
columns are especially for parents and grandparents, for taxpayers and voters,
for vendors to schools and regulators of schools, and for educators and
employers as well.
so many complicated issues and sub-issues in education that it can be
overwhelming to try to understand them all. These short, easy-to-read columns
"chunk" things down to manageable size. Each one ends with a piece of
"homework" - a book, website or other source for more information. The website
is interactive, seeking Q&A and feedback from readers, and it's in a format
that will make adding new columns easy. And that's good . . . because the
topics in education are endless, and each one is important.
line: we all care about children and youth. We all want what's best for them,
and for our country. Knowledge provides us with the common ground we need to
stand on - together - to promote top-quality education, and happy, productive
graduates that we will be proud to "show and tell" the world!