Monthly Archives: September 2012

THE COMFORT ZONE

About eight years ago, I attended parent’s weekend at Boston University where my eldest daughter Maida was then a freshman. We ran in the Alumni 5K, which winded in a loop on the esplanade of the Charles River. The “gun” … Continue reading

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MAKING THINKING TRANSPARENT

“If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it” This is nothing new as shown through a few examples. A great book by Ritchhart, Church, and Morrison was published last December, Making Thinking Visible. The fusion of Executive Function and Transparent … Continue reading

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FROM PRACTICE AND MASTERY, COME PLAY

Reading is so easy.. right ? One can quickly forget the challenges a language-based learning disabled (LBLD) student deals with on a daily basis. As a reader it is easy to assign reading for homework, or just ask a student … Continue reading

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