The Lottery

by Lee Shainen A WHILE AGO, a student of mine wrote a paper inspired by a poster that said, “Education is the one thing people are willing to pay for and not receive.” When she read that line in class, the other students snorted…

The Courage to Teach

Reviewed by Janice Albert “The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life” by Parker J. Palmer; San Francisco, Jossey-Bass 1998. $22.00 The Courage to Teach: A Guide for Reflection and…

Desk Rage

by Gayle Fredericks JUST WHEN YOU were finally getting a handle on your road rage problem, along comes a new anger epidemic to ruffle your feathers-desk rage. A recent British study shows that mounting workplace pressure is leading to an…