John Jarpe

Recent Articles

Support and solidarity

I saw a remarkable demonstration of support from one group of people for another last week. A teacher’s son tragically died and the teacher’s colleagues ... Read more

Tuning out, modern style

The speaker was not engaging, entertaining or dynamic at all. He was talking about the work of the education department in Washington, D.C. to a ... Read more

The challenge to engage students

If you’re reading this article, thank you! Chances are, many folks who got this paper mailed to their house won’t read all of it — ... Read more

The test of a teacher

In more than 40 years as an educator, I’ve met very few individuals who enjoy taking a test. Read more

More Articles

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  2. The future is looking good
  3. School staff appreciation week
  4. A ‘win-win’ cooperative decision
  5. Not everything in school is measurable