Q: What do Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein, and Sir John Gurdon have in common? A: They all did terribly in school as children yet went on to accomplish great things. Does this mean that all children who do terribly at school will go on to have outstanding careers of great import to society? Of course […]
Kathreen Harrison is a public school teacher in Maine. She has a master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. She has worked in a variety of schools in New York and Maine in a number of capacities – French teacher, gifted and talented teacher, elementary school teacher, and curriculum coordinator for island schools. She has lived in Maine for 20 years and has a particular interest in school reform.