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What is the Real Price of Cheap?

  Pattie Sloan and Joan Flora: two teachers challenging the status quo Transformational classrooms allow the world into the curriculum and create open discussion about the world and its problems.  But moving beyond the problems, a transformational classroom creates change … Continue reading

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Do Schools Inadvertently Stamp Out Creativity in Students?

By Joan Flora and Pattie Sloan: two teachers challenging classroom status quo When young children play, they are risk-takers, excited to push the boundaries, risking it all for the pure enjoyment of the moment.  Their creative spirit demonstrates total commitment to their … Continue reading

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Does Giving Matter?

 The Gift By Lynn Hoffman for Anton At the escalators we part company: I am housewares, he is sports. Later, I learn while I shopped for irons he priced basketballs and finally settled on a Wilson indoor pure pigskin purchased … Continue reading

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Learning Carries the Responsibility of Action

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead I had my first very teachable moment, and it began with Alan Paton’s Too … Continue reading

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