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Can Teachers And Parents Get Better At Talking To One Another?

Michael Thompson was interviewed by Jessica Winter. The article appeared in the September 5, 2023 edition of the New Yorker Magazine.

“Families are more anxious than ever to find out what happens in school. But there may be value in a measure of not-knowing and not-telling.”

The story can be read here:

Interview from the American School of Dubai

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Dr. Thompson flew to Dubai on February 5th to conduct  faculty workshops and speak to students at the American School of Dubai.  Over the course of three days he spoke to every student from fifth through twelfth grade in assemblies, he conducted three faculty workshops, and made three presentations to parents.  He was also a guest on the student television network, hosted by Alexa, a terrific (and well-prepared) interviewer.