Published Articles & Media
Primer on Success
A Review of Paul Tough's How Children Succeed
Educator’s diagnosis on the mark, 65 years later
Romancing the Child
Curing American education of its enduring belief that learning is natural
Governance and Leadership
Are We Still at Risk
Students do no more homework today than they did 20 years ago, despite the recommendations of A Nation at Risk.
Not So Grand a Strategy
A Nation at Risk emphasized the importance of learning so-called “higher-order skills” in the early grades. But even chess grand masters need to learn the basics first.