Coming up on Monday…. I’ll be a guest on Dr. Dan Gottlieb’s radio show, Voices in the Family at 12 noon EST on WHYY, Philadelphia’s NPR-affiliate. In 2006, I posted a few pieces that Dr. Gottlieb had written for the Philadelphia Inquirer and I’m a big fan of everything he’s written. I can’t wait toContinue reading “On the Radio”
The American Sports Institute is creating a new, ground-breaking, wellness-based school (The Arete School) in Marin County, California, and, to support its efforts, there will be an all-day streaming telethon on the internet on Thursday, February 28. The event will feature leading sports figures and educators discussing topics ranging from school reform to the keysContinue reading “Tune in on Thursday to All Day Web-a-Thon on School Reform”
In the last two weeks, Stan Goldberg, a podcaster from the Bay Area who is better known as Senior Dad has interviewed two parents involved in trying to change homework policy in their communities, Amanda Cockshutt and Tracy Mason. Amanda, who wrote a guest blog entry last June, and whose letter to a local newspaperContinue reading “Senior Dad Revisits Homework”
Yesterday, the CBS Nightly News picked up the story of the homework ban at The Oak Knoll Elementary School in Menlo Park, California, and asked whether Oak Knoll is at the forefront of a homework revolution. I hope so. After a short ad, you can watch the story here.
Since The Case Against Homework came out in late August, the book has been discussed in dozens of newspapers and magazines, and I’ve been interviewed countless times for radio, TV, and print media. The reception from audiences everywhere has been fantastic. After almost every radio show, the hosts have told me they’ve received more callsContinue reading “Recent Media”
Many people have told me that they didn’t get a chance to see my co-author and me on the Today Show. So, since you asked, here’s the clip of our appearance on the Today Show on August 31, 2006: http://media.stophomework.com/today-show.mov