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