Category Archives: bullying


Power. Control. These words pierce our society and make it bleed.           In 1975, I read Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller and was startled by her thesis that rape is not about sex as much as … Continue reading

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>Fear and Learning

>  March/April 2010, Neurology Now Why can’t Johnny learn? Often in looking for the answer to this question, the focus is on teachers and their teaching skills. However, even the best teachers cannot help their students learn if they are … Continue reading

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>Stoop World

> I grew up in a stoop world—four square blocks of Baltimore City row houses, bordered on the south by a steep railroad bank, on the east by the Girls’ Catholic High which my best neighborhood girlfriend attended, on the … Continue reading

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>Creativity and Education

> Last week I attended a seminar at AVAM on Arts, Creativity & Outrageous Education Ideas. It confirmed that much of what I did before retiring as a teacher was effective—when I was given time to teach creatively and include … Continue reading

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