A case for more classroom collaboration

A case for more classroom collaboration

Every day I sit down at my desk in classes full of leaders and intellectuals, each having accomplished notable academic achievements. By the time we reach senior year, we’ve become masters of memorization, writing and analysis. That is, of course, the benefit of a Harvard-Westlake education. Upon graduation, we will all be prepared for the […]

Armed with Knowledge: Veterans Who Teach

Armed with Knowledge: Veterans Who Teach

On his first day at the Officer Candidates School in Quantico, Va., math teacher Kent Nealis feared that he had made a grave mistake in his life choices. He had joined the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), a program that would help him pay for college if he agreed to serve in the military. This […]