Not everyone goes to Harvard: Education is an investment, not a product.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/03/us/nyu-organic-chemistry-petition.html Stephanie Saul reports in this New York Times article: "In the field of organic chemistry, Maitland Jones Jr. has a storied reputation. He taught the subject for decades, first at Princeton and then at New York University, and wrote an influential textbook. He received awards for his teaching, as well as recognition as one … Continue reading Not everyone goes to Harvard: Education is an investment, not a product.

Multicultural and Anti-Racist Resources

https://www.instagram.com/p/CB62LK9DwZr/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Hello!  As a history and social studies teacher at a private high school, I help young people understand the evolution of the human consciousness and how to make sense of difficult questions of living in the social world.  I help students with the "hard yoga" -- the flex-work, strengthening and breathing -- of living … Continue reading Multicultural and Anti-Racist Resources

How My Family Helped Me Break Into the Ivy League (The Short Version)

This piece is as much reflections on my education as a continuing graduate student as well as my role as a history and social studies teacher at an independent high school.  Scandals like last year's Operation Varsity Blues bring to the fore the role of socioeconomic status and inequality at elite institutions of higher learning. … Continue reading How My Family Helped Me Break Into the Ivy League (The Short Version)