CJ Westerberg: January 2013 Archives

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"Revolution Hits the Universities": MOOCs

"Nothing has more potential . . . " -NYTimes Columnist and Author (The World is Flat) Thomas L. Friedman Read more
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Rethinking College

"I believe that we are in the midst of a major transformation in the human experience." - Dr. Joseph Ganem Read more
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New Steve Jobs movie: Where Fun and Money Collide

Woz vocal about inaccuracies in new biopic: Jobs didn't get social value of tech until later Read more
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Friday Funnies: Law of Drama

"The lady doth protest too much, methinks." Hamlet, Shakespeare Read more
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Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions

Now, here were college grads looking for jobs, and not recognizing that showing curiosity and asking engaging questions could show MORE about WHO they were than reciting some resume paragraph to interviewers in a random interview. -C.J. Westerberg Read more
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Conversations that happen in the middle

"We (parents and teachers) really don't get into a conversation . . ." Read more
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Hacking School Ratings & Test Scores

"Recognizing that their students learn best when actively engaged, Consortium Schools typically use inquiry-based methods of learning . . ." Read more
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This is your child's brain on homework. Or, is it?

Homework: Too much, too little, or the wrong kind? Read more
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Schools and Parents: A Kabuki Dance?

We asked then, why do some schools still play a kabuki dance when it comes to parental/family engagement? 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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