Kirsten Olson

Kirsten Olson, author of Wounded by School: Recapturing the Joy in Learning and Standing Up to Old School Culture, is a writer, educational consultant, and national-level Courage To Teach facilitator, and principal of Old Sow Consulting. She has been a consultant to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Kennedy School at Harvard University, and many large public school systems and charter schools. For more information please visit

Their time is occupied, but not their brains

The school year has ended for school-age children, but soon they will be studying again, while Facebooking and YouTubing, and searching online while listening...