Newspaper Articles – Carl Olson

Bringing Joy Back Into the Classroom

Joy is a great accelerator of instruction. But the opposite--drudgery—is currently all over the portrayal of education.

Secure Kids’ Right to Instruction

A 150-year-old profession with millions of practitioners should show considerable progress by now.  Unfortunately the K-12 government teaching profession is lagging substantially.

It's Time to Make Teaching a Real Profession

Teachers have somehow gotten themselves exempt from public accountability as a profession, avoiding independent requirements like those imposed on doctors, nurses, accountants, and others.