Our Elementary View of Education

New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Feb 01, 2014

Too many of the solutions offered to teachers at the high school level are the same approaches used for fifth graders.




A Teacher's Rant -- Why Flipping Classrooms is 'Flipping Ridiculous'

New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Oct 15, 2013

It may seem surprising in this age of the flipped classroom, but the digital divide is not only still here, it's the biggest it’s ever been and getting bigger every day.




A 'Non-Finnomenon' -- A Real Teacher's Review

New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Nov 18, 2012

A new documentary, the author argues, trumpets the educational achievements of a country with far fewer demographic challenges than our own.




We Just Don’t Get It -- Education is ALL About the Teachers

New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

The only way we are going to make gains in education is if the quality of teachers goes up, and in a capitalist society, that means paying them more.