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Practicing Close Reading to Inspire Social Action

Joan Flora and Pattie Sloan:  two teachers challenging the status quo If you are familiar with Common Core reading standards, you probably already know–and maybe dread–standard #10: read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently. For now, … Continue reading

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Life is School

“Formal education must change.  It needs to be brought into closer alignment with the world as it actually is; into closer harmony with the way human beings actually learn and thrive.” Salman Khan The One World School House Salman Kahn, … Continue reading

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