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Intriguing Ourselves to Death…

a plea for Education… What follows isn’t anything new, but will likely be all too common – yet it serves as a concrete example of why education must change and what it must address. Over an hour ago, I thought … Continue reading

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“Seat time” 2.0

Reports have been surfacing about different ways students use the daily bus ride to school. One particularly interesting one comes from Arkansas where it’s reported that Sheridan Turns School Bus into Classroom. This program is a joint effort and demonstrates … Continue reading

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The “outsourced brain”

David Brooks’ Op-Ed piece “The Outsourced Brain” in the New York Times is a must read for educators. Beginning with a GPS goddess that gently steers the author in the right direction, Brooks goes on to invoke his use of … Continue reading

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