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What’s the Purpose of Education?

One crucial step in creating the best possible education system is figuring out what you want that system to accomplish. While establishing goals sounds as if it should be simple, the process isn’t as easy as one might think. A recent Phi Beta Kappa poll  illustrates the problem: 45% of people surveyed said the primary purpose …

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Tips for Students Who Want To Start a New School Year Right

(This article is written with high school students in mind, though in some cases the advice might also work for younger students.) When it’s  that time of year again, hopefully you’ll look forward to with joy–but realistically you may end up missing the summer, at least for awhile. If you’re reading this article, you probably …

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Practicing Publishing on the Internet–Without Actually Publishing

The Problem In my previous post, which you can read here, I talked a little bit about the dilemmas of high school student online publishing. According to the Common Core (and, let’s face it, common sense), students need to have some practice in creating and publishing documents online. They need to be able to use more …

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What’s the Point of a Classroom Website?

Introduction Do you need a classroom website? The answer to that question depends on two factors. First, do you serve a population affluent enough that most of your students and their parents have internet access at home? If you don’t, there isn’t much point in creating a classroom website. If you do, keep reading. Second, …

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