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Core Curriculum

6 Ways To Make Sure Your Quiet Child Doesn't Get Lost In The Shuffle

David Kanegis | Posted 02.07.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

If your child is academically on level, doesn't create classroom conflict and is too often ignored, this article is for you.

The Serendipity of Learning

Jim Doti | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Jim Doti

I can't tell you how many times a freshman has come to college convinced they've chosen the right major -- only to find, a year or so down the road, that something completely new has transformed their life and their way of thinking, and suddenly they're rocketing off on a whole new learning adventure. The entire university experience is made for this type of discovery, of course.

Joy Resmovits

Education's Bay Of Pigs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Over the last few months, the louder critics of the Common Core learning standards have associated the initiative with varying degrees of evil: vampir...

Reading Plato With Columbia Students

Megan Doherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Megan Doherty

I faced my first Core Curriculum class at Columbia last week armed with the names of my 20 students and a heavily annotated copy of Plato's Republic.

Hold the Center

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

When the State Board of Education brought Colorado into the Common Core Standards fold by the narrowest of margins on Monday, it represented the triumph of reason over ideological pressure.