Monthly Archives: February 2013

  A Room of One’s Own  “…a woman must have money and room of her own if she is to write fiction…” –Virginia Woolf And for a head of school to write non-fiction? A funded two-week program and a room … Continue reading

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Klingenstein Head’s Program, February 8, 2013 Abrupt End…

This amazing two weeks came to an abrupt and disruptive end with the arrival of Winter Storm Nemo. Columbia completely shut down Thursday evening for Friday morning, and thus our final research presentations to the Graduate Students and our “graduation … Continue reading

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Klingenstein Heads at The MET Museum of Art, February 2013

What an amazing gift these two weeks have truly been!

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Klingenstein Heads Program, February 7, 2013: Research

  Watching the sun rise over Manhattan, I am reminded of being back in graduate school, under deadline, finishing off a paper. This gorgeous sunrise almost went undetected as I sit at my desk, in my room, toiling away at … Continue reading

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Klingenstein Heads Program, February 6, 2013

Originally posted on Granted, and…:
[UPDATE February 2015: Over the past few years, numerous people have commented on my last paragraph as being an overstated and overheated conclusion, unwarranted by the data and of no help in advancing reform. Fair…

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Klingenstein Heads Program, February 5, 2013 School Visit: iSchoolNYC

  Visiting the iSchool in New York City, down in Soho, was impressive for a number of reasons. The high school within a school has a very customized program, originally modeled after HIgh Tech High in San Diego, where teachers … Continue reading

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Klingenstein Head’s Program, February 4, 2013, school visit, AVENUES, The World School

A visit to AVENUES, The World School, in Chelsea, provided fodder for our conversations about 21st Century Schools. I spent my time in the Early Childhood Center and thoroughly enjoyed learning more about the language immersion programs. Watching some very … Continue reading

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