Go Natural

When I was little, school seemed to drag on long past May. Maybe I’m not remembering it correctly but I recall wistfully staring out the window on warm days like these and getting lost in the possibility of what was just beyond the classroom walls and windows. As a...

Success and Belonging Through the Arts

In my last post Why Support the Arts? I noted six points summarized from an article “Willingham: Six Practical Reasons Why Arts Education is Not a Mere Luxury” (Washington Post, November 23, 2009) by cognitive scientist Dan Willingham. Developmental psychologist...

Global Literacy – A Call for Action

In my work at CTL and in my personal life, I have opportunities to travel and work across the globe and into local settings in the developing world, where the daily struggle to live in harmony and productively with a difficult environment is evident at the turn of...