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November 2011

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The 10,000 Hour Rule At Play: Federer Video

What Does It Take To Get Really Good At Something? (Humor) Read more
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College: Debt too damn high - Should I stay or should I go?

Should I Stay or Should I go? Another bubble about to pop? Read more
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Does Education Need "A New Sheriff"? Elizabeth Warren

Gotta Watch Two Minute "Truth in Humor" Rap Viral Video: Elizabeth Warren Read more
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Exercise: "Miracle-Gro for the Brain"

PBS Video: Results of a 6-year high school program prove reading levels and Math test scores significantly increased by exercise BEFORE . . . Read more
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The Daily Riff's "Person of the Year" in Education 2009

Video - High Tech High with Larry Rosenstock - - 'the great liberal arts HS in disguise' Read more
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Are students "respectful" of adult "values?" Why should they . . . if adults in authority don't walk the talk?

"We do not tolerate intellectual dishonesty from our children in our schools. But it is apparently tolerated and promoted everywhere else. Educational standards cannot be improved until adults begin to model the education values that they loudly espouse." Read more
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Saying No to Standardized Testing for College?

Colleges & Universities Jump On Board the "Test Optional" Movement: No SAT or ACT
VIDEO: One Student's Journey + Lawrence University Shares Views Read more
Now, keeping in mind these fourfold interests - interest in conversation, or communication; in inquiry, or finding out things; in making things or construction; and in artistic expression - we may say they are natural resources, the uninvested capital, upon the exercise of which depends the active growth of the child..
John Dewey, The School and Society, 1900
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