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Hey Jim, I agree with you. I just stuck the Damon bit up cause I thought it was nice and illustrated in part one of your points. I didn’t take it (and don’t think he meant it) to be a … Continue reading

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Education addendum

Jp, the testimony by Matt Damon is nice, and heartwarming. Thanks, Matt, glad you had some great teachers, and were able to find Good Will Hunting. It is only sort of consitstent with my point, though. Good teachers that change … Continue reading

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Following up on Jim’s post on teachers, you may have seen the Matt Damon clip that is going around: It was at the SOS March in DC on July 20th. Damon’s mom is an early childhood education professor. His five … Continue reading

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Man, tests are a lousy way to educate.

Book reference: A New Culture of Learning; Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change, Thomas and Brown I met a science teacher who was frustrated when Pluto was reclassified as a dwarf planet. She told me it would … Continue reading

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