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A good education teaches you how to ask a question. It's knowing what you don't know; the skills of critical thought.
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Project-Based Learning at the University Level

CJ Westerberg, 02.25.2017

Biology Students meet Film Majors. . . and vice versaWhere Serendipity HappensBy C.J. Westerberg (NEW POST)While listening to my local Hawaii Public Radio w/Beth Ann Kozlovich - specifically Town Hall show, the question of whether higher education is embracing cross-disciplinary,...

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Five-Minute Montessori

CJ Westerberg, 02.12.2017

"Seeing the big picture allows students to take ownership of their learning - a critical element in fostering each child's natural learning desire."

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Digital Culture Group Think - a teacher weighs in on the dark side

CJ Westerberg, 02.11.2017

This comment just in from Philip Jones, in response to the endlessly popular post, 21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020:"I teach social studies in a middle class community in southern Indiana. Our students have been steadily...

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Want your child to have initiative and perseverance?

CJ Westerberg, 02.11.2017

Passion-Based Learning in Action

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Would You Hire Your Own Kids? 7 Skills Schools Should Be Teaching Them

CJ Westerberg, 01.11.2017

Tony Wagner, Former HS teacher, Principal & Co-Director At Harvard School Of Education Posts. "The Ability To Ask The Right Questions Is The Single Most Important Skill."

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The Opening Challenge for The New Year

CJ Westerberg, 01.11.2017

"It's hard to find a great dress for this inauguration." - President-elect Donald Trump

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The College MIA List #6: Those Who Dropped Out Or Never Attended

SMW, 12.12.2016

* Read More About the Steve Wozniak Relationship (Rift?) With Steve Jobs, Fellow M.I.A. In This Fascinating Piece From Slate: "The iPad is Steve Jobs' Final Victory Over The Company's Co-founder Steve Wozniak."

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High School: Are the Kids Alright?

CJ Westerberg, 11.06.2016

"Long ago my son determined exactly how not to let the institution of school get in the way of his learning, and had explicit plans for choosing courses carefully so that he had ample time to attend local university lectures and participate in arts events."

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