American Educator: Summer 2000

  • Bad Attitude

  • Lost In Action

    Are time-consuming, trivializing activities displacing the cultivation of active minds? Gilbert T. Sewall

    A third-grade social studies student in California builds an Endangered Species "portfolio." For the entire year. This portfolio is given over to the demise of the toucan and the Galapagos tortoise. The portfolio is brightly colored, laminated and spiral bound, containing lots of glossy...