Stephen Lazar is a co-founder of Harvest Collegiate High School in Manhattan, where he teaches social studies and English. Previously, he taught at a high school in Brooklyn and was the UFT chapter leader at the Bronx Lab School. He is committed to progressive education and writes a blog stephenlazar.com. Follow him @SLazarOtC on Twitter.
Stephen Lazar appears in the following:
Thursday, July 12, 2012
A high school teacher writes: "Before we discuss extending school days and years, I would rather examine how to better use the time we have. I have seen far too many teachers and scho...
Thursday, April 26, 2012
A social studies and English teacher in Brooklyn had an early look at a $5 billion federal grant program called Project Respect, whose goal will be, as Education Secretary Arne Duncan...
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Many social studies teachers learning how to put the Common Core curriculum standards into their teaching welcome the chance to help students learn how to think critically and analyze...
Thursday, January 05, 2012
A teacher who taught at the Bronx Lab School, a jewel in former Chancellor Joel I. Klein's small school movement, says his views on what works and what does not have changed over the ...
Tuesday, November 08, 2011
The Board of Regents recently decided to ban teachers from scoring their own students’ state exams. To any outsider, this seems like a simple decision. However, it is actually a react...