The Dichotomy at the Heart of our Warner Experience

In my years as a grad student here at Warner, I have noticed a recurring theme of polarity appearing often in the midst of conversations among students.  This theme takes many forms, such as the paradigm war (nominally presented as “quantitative vs. qualitative”), perspectives on research (positivist vs. constructivist/constructionist/contextualist), perspectives on experience (objective vs. subjective), perception of our work (practical… Read more →

Education advisors to presidential candidates set to debate

by David Hursh On October 21, the education advisors to the presidential candidates will face off in a debate at Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City. The debate will feature Lisa Graham Keegan, former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction and adviser to Senator John McCain (R-AZ), and Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University and advisor… Read more →