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Schools and Bureaucracy and Some Politics: Empower Your People; Chrysler Does — Part D

Summary: Referring back to last week’s post, a plan to provide study time in our school served as a promising example of the incremental changes needed to further reform in schools. The story is here continued. On what seemed to … Continue reading

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Teaching/Learning Lexicon: A Paradoxical Implementation

Though my last post, “Teaching/Learning Lexicon: An Introduction”, was some part whimsy and some part semantic history, at my high school the concepts in that last piece are embodied, paradoxically, in a data driven effort by our ninth and tenth … Continue reading

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Schools and Culture: Math and the Undermotivated Student

Summary: Mathematics learning requires consistent attention to task, which leaves the many indifferent students marooned well behind the pace of the class. The most frequent conversation I have with my students revolves around their failure to thrive in their studies, … Continue reading

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