A teacher in the New York City public schools for thirty-five years, Paula Rogovin continues to love teaching, especially inquiry, which makes her teaching fulfilling and joyous. Paula currently teaches first grade at the Manhattan New School, P.S. 290, and is the author of Why Can't You Behave?: The Teacher's Guide to Creative Classroom Management, K - 3 (Heinemann, 2004), The Research Workshop: Bringing the World into Your Classroom (Heinemann 2001), and Classroom Interviews: A World of Learning (Heinemann, 1998). She is a longtime social activist and mother of three adult sons.