Publications:

Below is a comprehensive list of Linda Nathan’s print publications. Some have active links to the articles.

When Grit Isn’t Enough: A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-All Promise. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, October 2017.

The Art of the School-Community Partnership.” Phi Delta Kappan, May 2015

Why Arts?” in The Educational Forum, 78:4, 351-354, October 2014

Expanding the Vision of Self: Why the Arts Matter” in Harvard Education Review, Spring 2013

All Students are Artists” Educational Leadership, February 2012 Vol. 69 No. 5, “For Each to Excel” pp. 48-51

The Art of Leadership,” American School Board Journal, June 2011

Open Doors” in Burned In: Fueling the Fire to Teach, eds. Friedman and Reynolds (May 2011) New York, NY: Teachers College Press

What Makes a Great Teacher?”, Educational Leadership, December 2010/January 2011

Professional Learning Communities: Teachers Talking Together and the Power of Professional Community” in The Personalized High School: Making Learning Count for Adolescents, eds. DiMartino and Wolk (June 2010). San Francisco, CA: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Las Preguntas Fundamentales No Están en el Examen: Lecciones de una Escuela Innovadora. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Papers Editores, July, 2010

The Hardest Questions Aren’t on the Test: Lessons from an Innovative Urban School. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, October, 2009

Why the Arts Make Sense in Education,” Phi Delta Kappan, November 2008

What’s Been Lost in the Bubbles”, Educational Leadership, October 2008

Teachers Talking Together: The Power of Professional Community,Horace, April 2008

The Art of Evaluation and Professional Development,” Principal Leadership, Sept. 2005

Co-Author with Sloan, Katherine, “Art Transforms Education: A Boston Pilot School Puts Student Learning Center Stage,” The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, Summer 2005

The Development of Critical Minds: Reclaiming the Vision for Urban Schools,” Perspectives: Massachusetts Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Sept./Oct. 2004

A Day in the Life of a School Leader,” Educational Leadership, ASCD, February, 2004

The Larger Purpose of Public Schools,” Phi Delta Kappan, February, 2004

Academia Boston de las Artes: Transforming Education in Argentina,” ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, Winter, 2004

Creating Equity from the Ground up,” Horace, Feb/March, 2003

Are Standards the Answer?” Best Practices, Best Thinking, and Emerging Issues in School Leadership, eds. Owings and Kaplan (2003). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press

“Through the Lens of Art” Educational Leadership, ASCD, October, 2002

“The Human Face of the High-Stakes Testing Story,” Phi Delta Kappan, April 2002

“A Reason to be in the World: How Arts Education Can Transform Students’ Lives,” Perspectives, Massachusetts Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, March, 2002

“Transforming Schools Through Art: From Boston to Argentina,” ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, Winter, 2001

“Habits of Mind.” Boston Review. Winter, 2000

Contributor with Bransford, Brown, Cocking, editors How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School. (1999) Washington, DC: National Academies Press

Co-author with Myatt, Lawrence. “A Journey toward Autonomy,” Phi Delta Kappan, December, 1998

Co-author with Myatt, Lawrence. “One School’s Journey in the Age of Reform,” Phi Delta Kappan, September 1996

Co-author with Myatt, Lawrence. The Travails and Triumphs of Charters and Pilots in Transforming Public Education: A New Course for America’s Future, ed. Clinchy. (1996) New York, NY: Teachers College Press

Assessing Assessment: Lessons of Innovative Practice in Urban Schools.” Daedalus, Fall 1995