Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Tutoring Phenomenon & More

Probably one of the best editions of Independent School magazine, the most recent summer issue covers the enigmatic, problematic issue of tutoring in our schools. Wendy Mogel's (The Blessing of a Skinned Knee) opening article, "Kicking the Tutoring Habit" is excellent.

Other articles include sustainability and greening our schools; an interview with Good to Great author Jim Collins; "Telling Tough Truths" insights into middle school bullying; summer homework; and a review of Dr. Howard Gardner's new book, Five Minds for the Future.