Nick Melvoin for District 4 LAUSD School Board: The Only Choice for Trustworthiness

Our national politics has muddled the waters about education. Betsy DeVos holds an important position as the country’s educational leader, and yet poses the greatest threat to our democracy and education that we have seen since separate but equal was the law of the land. Our President, who should be an advocate for support […] via … More Nick Melvoin for District 4 LAUSD School Board: The Only Choice for Trustworthiness

The Learning Dance: Re-framing Education for the 21st Century Part 2: Leading with our Brains!

 In his book, Creative Schools, Sir Ken Robinson talks of “changing metaphors” with which we envision education. He describes the industrial model as a metaphor for schooling that “locks American schools in a conceptual vice.” I offer an alternative metaphor for education: the dance of childhood. Think of yourself as one who has a body, … More The Learning Dance: Re-framing Education for the 21st Century Part 2: Leading with our Brains!