Educational Reform

I’ve been in Norway for the last few days, attending this year’s American Studies Association of Norway conference. There were many good presentations, but two in particular that I want to blog about. This first post will address the research of Thomas Hatch, professor at Columbia’s Teachers College and co-director …

Inquiry-Based Curriculum

In January, I co-wrote a grant with two local teachers, Esther Koers-Hansen and Cate Dossetti. We proposed a two year partnership between the San Joaquin Valley Writing Project and Fresno High, focusing specifically on inquiry-based curriculum. Since our project received funding, a group of teachers met about a month ago …