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A Brief Explanation of Common Core and all the Hub Bub

There has been a lot said about Common Core and it has become a political football for folks regardless of where you stand on the political spectrum.  Coming off a political campaign, I got to see how issues like this … Continue reading

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Is There a Difference Between Your Job and Your Work?

I’ve been mulling over the following problem for a while now, and while this idea may still be half-baked, I thought I’d toss it out for commentary and see what you think. Over on Edutopia, Jenifer Fox and I are … Continue reading

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Getting It

Recently, I’ve heard a lot of people saying things like “They just don’t get it,” with a rather, fed-up, exasperated voice, like “There’s nothing you can do to help THOSE folks.  They’re Hopeless.”  I know we’ve also all said this, … Continue reading

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How Great Ideas are Born

I found a new favorite podcast recently- TheRSA.org. The RSA describes itself as: For over 250 years the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has been a cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for … Continue reading

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Teachers and Mentors

Seth Godin has a great blog post  about two different types of teaching- one that’s all about facts and procedures, and one that’s more about learning to see and solve interesting problems.  This caught my attention, because I’ve been having … Continue reading

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