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Life Skills As Critical As Basic Skills

Somewhere around fourth grade, students stop learning like sponges and become more like mollusks. But why do students lose that zest for learning they once showed in the primary grades? As children develop their own identity, they are less likely to want to learn what we know they need to learn and will be more likely to choose to learn only what interests them. The problem is what interests them is usually in direct contrast to what they need to learn to become contributing members of…

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Added by Ary Aranguiz on September 10, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Scott Adams in WSJ

In this op/ed in the WSJ Scott Adams articulates a number of experiences that chronicle what he regards as the most important, useful lessons he has learned.  It reminded me of an op/ed in the Boston Globe recently (memory failing at the moment) by a Boston College professor who lamented that the students he is seeing today have been deprived of the opportunity to flounder.   One of…

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Added by Chris McEnroe on April 10, 2011 at 10:58am — No Comments

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