THE TEACHING BRAIN

Submitted by Vanessa Rodriguez, Doctoral Candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of the The Teaching Brain: The Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education We’ve been hearing long, loud, and numerous complaints about the state of education and the need for radical reform of our educational system. We’ve heard about the…

FINDING AN EDUCATION THAT “FITS”

When I arrived at Landmark School the wheels had clearly come off the bus. It was not pretty. As is typical with a lot of new students at Landmark my reading, spelling, and writing were well below grade level. Not only were my grades in shambles but my behavior was reflecting my poor academics. I…