I’ve shared many posts over the years that Larry Cuban has written (search his name on my blog results in 136 mentions).

Here’s just written another good post titled School and Classroom Cultures: Easy To Describe but Tough To Create and Sustain.

Here’s an excerpt that echoes something that Ken Robinson has said in the past (see “You Cannot Make A Plant Grow — You Can Provide The Conditions For Growth”):


You’ll want to read his entire post, not least for the reason that he offers several links to supporting research….