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NEW POST: Does your high school promote clique culture?

CJ Westerberg, 11.19.2014

"You see us as you want to see us... "

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Riffing good stories

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Chinese Super Schools?

CJ Westerberg, 11.09.2014

"No one, after 12 years of Chinese education, has any chance to receive a Nobel prize, even if he or she went to Harvard, Yale, Oxford or Cambridge for college . . ." Yong Zhao

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Failure: It's the Badge of Honor in Silicon Valley & the OPPOSITE in School

CJ Westerberg, 11.09.2014

Would this EVER Happen in a School Setting?" . . . .up to 500 tech start-up newbies have gathered with industry veterans who dish on their "biggest fail" and lead round-table discussions with titles like "How to Conduct Yourself When It All Goes Off the Rails."

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Weekend Funnies: How to inspire kids to be "Not a scientist"

CJ Westerberg, 11.08.2014

Man-Made Climate Change?The Colbert Report  - VideoThe "I'm not a scientist" riff starts at the 2:50 mark.  The entire video (under 5 minutes)  is well worth the watch: The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video...

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MIT Prof argues that Higher Ed Online Learning is Misguided

CJ Westerberg, 11.06.2014

Bring in the Hollywood budgets and special effects

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Ask a student, how does your teacher learn?

CJ Westerberg, 11.05.2014

"They (educators) need to be able to model their own learning process for their students. Ask just about any student how much her teacher knows, and you'll get a quick answer. Ask a student how her teacher learns, and you'll likely get a confused look. This must change . . ." -Will Richardson

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Stephen Colbert's Sound Advice: How To Ace The SAT's

CJ Westerberg, 11.05.2014

Tip #1: "Spend A Lot Of Money . . ."

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TEENS -- A LOST GENERATION?

CJ Westerberg, 11.04.2014

Now almost 16 million views - "brilliant" video - under two minutes

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The problem with tests that are not standardized

CJ Westerberg, 11.03.2014

Alfie Kohn delivers a blow to teacher-created tests (the wrong kind for the wrong reasons)

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