One of Mashable’s 10 Rockstar Teachers

One of GOOD Magazine’s GOOD 100 for 2013

One of Education World’s Top 25 Blogs

One of Scholastic Instructor’s Top 20 Teacher Blogs of 2009

2007 Weblog Awards Nominee for Best Education Blog

Featured on

  • New York Magazine Intelligencer
  • New York Times
  • Chicago Sun-Times
  • Education Week
  • Rethinking Schools
  • Time Out New York

Writing Venues

I’ve written for The New York Times, Education Week, Edutopia,, The Guardian, and others. Here’s a sampling of the articles I’ve written.


This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and the Future of Education. Haymarket Books.

Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Students And Our Public Schools – Now and In The Future by Barnett Berry and 12 members of the Teaching 2030 Team. Teachers College Press.

Featured In

Keeping the Faith in Education by Ellie Roscher. Avenida Books. Chapter: Foreword.

Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don’t Leave by Barnett Berry, Ann Byrd, and Alan Weider. Jossey-Bass.


We Don’t Need Another Hero: Struggle, Hope, and Possibility in the Age of High-Stakes Schooling by Gregory Michie. Teachers College Press.

When Can You Trust the Experts: How to Tell Good Science from Bad in Education by Daniel Willingham. Jossey-Bass.