Learning, Innovation & Tech

March 2013

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Sixty Percent of "Accomplished" Adults taking a High School Standardized Test Bombed

"Those were the results released Tuesday of the scores earned by the state legislators, council members, scientists, engineers, reporters, professors and others who took the test." Read more

The Arts: Seeing & Thinking Differently

Artless & Senseless? "Once it is recognized that productive thinking in any area of cognition is perceptual thinking, the central function of art in general education will become evident." -Rudolf Arnheim, Visual Thinking Read more

Does your school have a beehive? (or have your students worked with one?)

"If we want children to be inventors, we have to give them opportunities to invent."- 5:00 mark, Mission Hill videoMaking Learning RealVideo BelowI sometime hear two questions from parents and educators about schools and learning -  "Are they (students) really... 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.
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