Archive for April, 2010

A Lesson from Northern Ireland for Secretary Duncan: If You Want Success in School, Young Children Need Quality Play, Not Direct Instruction and Tests

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Dear Secretary Duncan, I am writing to voice my concerns about the deeply misguided route down which you are taking early childhood education in the United States. I feel this more strongly now than ever having just returned from Belfast, Northern Ireland, where I took Wheelock College students on a service learning program looking at […]