CJ Westerberg: October 2012 Archives

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What world am living in . . . what should I learn?

Tom Friedman asks "How Do We Adapt to Thrive?" Lessons from Singapore Read more
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Lessons from Sandy

Do you ever feel so paper thin Like a house of cards, One blow from caving in? - Video Read more
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10 Steps . . . for smarter schools

Dennis Littky, Big Picture Learning, gives us his 10 top musts. Read more
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Gov. Chris Christie & Randi Weingarten - new best friends on merit pay for teachers

Who would have guessed? Check out video on MSNBC's Morning Joe Read more
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Math Heaven and Hell

"My different studies have shown that students who engage actively in their mathematics learning, rather than simply practicing procedures, achieve at higher levels." - Stanford professor Dr. Jo Boaler Read more
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Three Great Books to Read Aloud to Your Tweens & Teens (Yes, you heard right)

Interesting that two of these three recommendations have to do with a teacher . . . Read more
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A "rising global army of freelancers." Are students equipped for this world?

The problem lies with the system that punishes artists and rewards bureaucrats instead. Read more
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Leonardo da Vinci
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