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October 2012

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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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Is Learning a Sport?

Students should not go to school to win - students should go to school to learn. 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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Being Pegged, Late Bloomers and Effort

How 2012 Nobel Prize Winner Dissed by His High School Biology Teacher 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
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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