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The virtues of failure

If I had to choose one topic to place at the very core of every child’s educational experience, I would have no trouble identifying it: how to deal with failure. Yet, this is the subject most assiduously ignored in traditional … Continue reading

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Dateline: Hong Kong

Last October, I traveled to Hong Kong to speak about SVS at a Conference dubbed EDiversity. Yes, you get it: diversity in education. I guess that’s one way for frustrated parents to address the high stakes, regimented curriculum, and aggressive … Continue reading

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In appreciation of liberty

With all the difficulties that beset us in our personal lives, work environments, and world affairs, it is easy to lose sight of the precious gift of liberty that we enjoy in this country. Recently, a sad event occurred that … Continue reading

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