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Inspirational Quote # 701

If you’re writing, think about your character and how this quote might be true or false for him or her.

Writing

Great learning happens when teachers get out of the way of students

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I’m hearing this constantly on Twitter following some powerful student Ignite speeches at the recent ISTE conference in San Antonio. The implication that great student learning only happens when teachers get out of the way is a false dichotomy. 266 more words

Great Learning

“Education … is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.”
—John Dewey, psychologist and educational reformer.

Thought For Today

How the Government Conditions Citizens to Obey | The Daily Bell

http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/how-the-government-conditions-citizens-to-obey/

Can you count how many ways the government manipulates people to be the type of citizen they can easily control?

I think that would be impossible to come up with an actual number when every facet of government is dedicated to shaping the citizen in ways contrary to his or her nature. 597 more words

CSH & its Theoretical Frameworks Pt. 2

As I explained in Part 1, thereĀ are nine texts informing Critical Systems Heuristics (CSH). Three by C. West Churchman (1968, 1971, & 1979), one by… 3,482 more words

PhD

Friday Philosophy ~ Goals

Goals: a necessity, and a puzzle. To really know where we are going, we do need a destination. But if the destination is so far away we can’t even imagine we see it while we squint with one eye covered, it’s too easy to become discouraged. 200 more words

Life