Chris Margolin

Education Leads the Horse to Water, but Allows It to Drown: An Argument for Vocationalism

“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin argues for restoring vocational training to our educational system, thus providing more fruitful options for our youth.   I once told a student that should he graduate high school, he would make the best gas station attendant ever. When he told me that his father was a gas station ... Read the full article
Chris Margolin

Chris Margolin spent more than a decade in Education as a high school English teacher, and is now an Instructional Coach for the Longview School District. He is the founder of The Poetry Question, an online journal which focuses on reviews of small press poetry publications, and runs a regular series called "The Power of Poetry," where notable poets share their personal stories of how poetry has affected their lives. Margolin resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife, and daughter. 

Top 10 BS Ideas I Learned About in Grad School

Jesse Valencia wanted to earn a master’s degree in literature, instead he’s getting an entirely different education.