Success isn't about winning everything; it's about achieving your dream, be that teaching middle school or flying jets. And no matter what we as individual women want, no matter what our goals, we have to support one another.
Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in middle-class schools with a teacher teaching toward those standards and with students striving to maintain those standards.
Our approach to education has remained largely unchanged since the Renaissance: From middle school through college, most teaching is done by an instructor lecturing to a room full of students, only some of them paying attention.
I don't see pitches down the middle anymore - not even in batting practice.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.