Daily Archives: October 14, 2016

Michelle Obama: A Powerful Speech

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Michelle Obama is a very accomplished speaker. She achieves unusual power in her words because she has the ability to be completely herself as she speaks. The Los Angeles Times said that her…

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Policy-to-Practice Metaphors: Chain of Command, Pasta, or Medley Relay Races?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Metaphors can get people to think about the essence of organizations and how they work. Take the U.S. Army’s command-and-control structures, generals believe that their decisions can steer what…

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