Common Principles for Uncommon Schools

Horace Teri Schrader

A Quiet Voice

One afternoon years and years ago, when I taught at Watkinson School in Hartford, Connecticut, I showed my students slides of contemporary paintings. Jackson Pollacks, Piet Mondriens, Gustav Klimts and Picassos. I was trying to help them see the importance of the work. The students were restless, frustrated, growing more annoyed with me with each passing image. I realized too

Horace: Teri Schrader Published: December 2, 2009 By: Teri Schrader Topics: Common Principles, Ted Sizer