ARTICLES OF INTEREST...........................

On the Common Core...

Why Do Americans Stink at Math?




Writing for the New York Times, Elizabeth Green provides a comprehensive argument for conceptual learning, as she analyzes how basic ideas behind the common core are misconstrued due to lack of teacher training.


On Teaching Acting...

Trigger Warnings Scare Students When They Should Be Gently Guided

Advice from an acting teacher on how to help students process sensitive material in the classroom

by Ellen Kaplan


Ellen Kaplan was one of my professors at Smith College and one of the best teachers I ever had.  Her sensititvity and intuition as a teacher are evident in this article.

© 2016 Diana Calderazzo

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