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Chapter 1  RETHINK SCHOOL If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.                                                                                                                    John Dewey   At every crossway on the road that leads to the future, each progressive spirit is opposed by a thousand men appointed to guard… Continue reading

PART 1: Introduction: RETHINK EVERYTHING – Citizens of the 21st Century

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PART 1  RETHINK EVERYTHING: Ask ‘WHY?’   The brain likes to nibble; it does not like paradigm shifts.                                        Eric Jensen   Whenever something brand new comes along – something that isn’t just a “new and improved” version of what we are familiar with – our first impulse is to reject it.  That is probably… Continue reading


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Imagine   Take a deep breath. Now another one. Sit back, get comfortable, and close your eyes. Now think about the perfect school and let your mind wander for just a bit.   You may be seeing a school you know.  Perhaps you saw one from your childhood that holds warm memories.  Or maybe what… Continue reading