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Welcome to the Conversation

Quite a bit has happened in the two years since A Reason to Read: Linking Literacy and the Arts was published. Our lab school Habla in Mexico has been hosting an annual teacher institute that is now a gathering place of progressively-minded teachers and artists from around the world. We’ve had the pleasure in the last year of working with teachers, artists,…

Bringing Learning To Life in the Classroom

by Eileen Landay “I agree with that kid over there!” The tenth grader pointed to a student seated on the other side of the room. It was the beginning of the spring semester in a large urban high school. The student teacher, having just taken over the class from her cooperating teacher, was attempting a class discussion using a protocol…