Should Students Be Branding and Marketing Themselves Online? (KQED In the Classroom featured article)

My niece Nina, a high school senior, recently showed me her new website and YouTube channel offering tips about makeup. Her homepage alone boasts more than 50 photos of creative ways to apply eyeshadow! When I discovered this was all part of her AP English Literature assignment, however, I began to ask more questions. Nina’s teacher had explained to … Continue reading Should Students Be Branding and Marketing Themselves Online? (KQED In the Classroom featured article)

Fads or Foundations?: Class Dismissed Podcast interview

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Nick Ortego for the Class Dismissed Podcast. The subject was my article for Education Week, "Enduring the Educational Pendulum", and my latest book, Talented Teachers, Empowered Parents, Successful Students!  Listen to the interview here. (You can fast forward to 21:30 for my twenty-minute interview.) Educators are tied to … Continue reading Fads or Foundations?: Class Dismissed Podcast interview