September 22, 2020

Herb Kohl – Landscape of a Lifetime


The publication of his outstanding new book, Painting Chinese: A Lifelong Teacher Gains the Wisdom of Youth, provided me with a rare opportunity to spend time with legendary educator and author Herb Kohl. Kohl has published more than 40 books about education since the 1960s and has made enormous contributions to progressive education and social justice.

My interview with Kohl is finally in-print in a District Administration Magazine cover story, Landscape of a Lifetime: Herb Kohl Reflects on Education Today. While the hard copy looks gorgeous, you can also read the article online here.

I am most grateful to Herb Kohl for decades worth of inspiration and for the generosity and patience he contributed to this editorial project.

One thought on “Herb Kohl – Landscape of a Lifetime

  1. I’m jealous. I just finished Stupidity and Tears over the winter break… Kohl really is one of the most powerful and important voices in education today. I would have loved to have been a fly on the wall.

    — Chris

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