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EDU6132 Learners in Context Meta-Reflection

One of the simplest yet most profound things I learned in Learners in Context is that every student is different. It begins with the wiring of a child’s brain (nature) and is affected often by the environment a child is raised in. 570 more words

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AKA, the one with Locke!

That’s right, Lost fans, Terry O’Quinn was on The X-Files! Fun fact: Chris Carter apparently really liked him, as O’Quinn was later a recurring character on  270 more words

The false dichotomy of nature-nurture, with notes on feminism, transgenderism, and the construction of races

by Massimo Pigliucci

This is my third essay on what has become an informal series on socially relevant false dichotomies (the first one was on “trigger warnings” [1], the second one on Islamophobia [2]). 2,002 more words


Perhaps you need there to be a reason

I like observing people. I love the witticisms that come from the mouths of strangers who I wouldn’t assume to be particularly clever based on appearance: skater boys, little old ladies, pretty girls. 997 more words

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Why Adverse Childhood Experiences Cause Later Physical and Mental Disease

Organizations like the Brainwave Trust represent a meritorious leap forward in the public face of science. Gone is the dogma of genetic determinism or the idea of a gene for this or that determining our fate. 2,983 more words

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Nature vs. Nurture

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They are born.

We pick them, we buy them,

we feed them, we vaccinate them,

we walk them, we play with them, 29 more words


Don't Fight Biology, Work With It

As a teacher it is critical to know your students so that you can differentiate instruction for them. Reading Medina (2014) and discussing his work on the biological facts related to the evolutionary development of the human mind has provided me with a foundation upon which I intend to build three classroom practices. 504 more words

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