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Make School a Democracy

ESTHER AARTS

By DAVID L. KIRP

FEBRUARY 28, 2015

ARMENIA, Colombia — IN a one-room rural schoolhouse an hour’s drive from this city in a coffee-growing region of Colombia, 30 youngsters ages 5 to 13 are engrossed in study. In most schools, students sit in rows facing the teacher, who does most of the talking. But these students […]

By |March 4th, 2015|Blog, General|Comments Off on We have this box checked!

Dear Students: An Apology From A Teacher | Lizanne Foster

This could be a list of what makes Sudbury schools wonderful.

Dear Students: An Apology From A Teacher | Lizanne Foster.

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Kids whose time is less structured are better able to meet their own goals | University of Colorado Boulder

Kids whose time is less structured are better able to meet their own goals | University of Colorado Boulder.

By |December 9th, 2014|Blog, General|Comments Off on Kids whose time is less structured are better able to meet their own goals | University of Colorado Boulder

The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart | Salman Khan

The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart | Salman Khan.

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Fixed and Growth Mindsets

 

With my attentional bias it seems like everyone is talking about mindsets. It reminds me of when I was a kid, and I found an old Ranchero parked in a shed on the farm. I really wanted it. Suddenly I started seeing Rancheros everywhere I went. I had a moment where I had to figure […]

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