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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Seat at the Table

In a few weeks, I’m scheduled to take part in a weekend retreat for applicants to a Youth Training program. This morning I daydreamed about a conversation I hope to have while there. ‘Ten months from now, none of you … Continue reading

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Learning 2030

TVO has produced an ongoing series which explores education in the year 2030, when this year’s newborns are expected to graduate from high school. What’s Necessary? What’s Possible? wrapped up the findings of the Equinox Summit, where leading thinkers congregated to describe best … Continue reading

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21st Century Learning for 21st Century Learners

Patrick Newell is an educator and activist who recently posted a terrific video online. He makes the simple case that the current attitude in education is preparing kids for the past, and he offers a basis for education that is … Continue reading

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Morning Routine

Each morning, towards the end of first period class, the national anthem plays and announcements are read over the school PA. Most students stand for the anthem, though several fuss with their phones or papers or friends. Once the announcements … Continue reading

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