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Liberate the Children

posted by: elliedylan | September 13th, 2010

When I was a child, I had big dreams. But I never understood how those dreams were in any way related to what I was learning in school. When I asked my teachers how my education and my goals and dreams were related, I was told that those questions just didn’t belong in school. So, I lost interest in school and my grades showed it.

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Edu-lution

posted by: elliedylan | August 16th, 2010

There’s a revolution in education going on all across America. Teachers, parents, children, and concerned citizens are taking education reform into their own hands.

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The Power of Why

posted by: elliedylan | July 12th, 2010

The current generation of young people, often referred to as “Generation Z” are those born between 1995 – 2009. These kids have had lifelong use of instant communication technologies through the internet (email, texting, instant messaging), new media (YouTube, etc.) and social networking (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace).

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How to Motivate Children

posted by: elliedylan | June 14th, 2010

When I was a child, I never understood how education fit into my life. So I under- performed and rebelled and became more and more disaffected and numb.
Until college.

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The Missing Link in Education

posted by: elliedylan | May 16th, 2010

Never before in history has there be so much discussion about the value of test results in improving student performance in American schools. This is not further discourse on whether these tests are an accurate metric for educational “success.”

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