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Building a Culture of Character

Building a Culture of Character

Submitted by Bob Broudo Headmaster, Landmark School Being “peaceful,” or at least making the effort to become peaceful, is often associated with the holidays. However, the arrival of the holidays this year (2012) was...

WHY WE TEACH

WHY WE TEACH

John R. Wooden is undeniably one of the most accomplished and revered icons in the history of American sports. For those of us old enough to remember him, the former UCLA basketball coach who passed away in 2010 at the...

AT LEAST DO NO HARM…

AT LEAST DO NO HARM…

Get it right at the start and you won’t have to worry about the finish. During his recent State of the Union Address the President spoke about mandating that students remain in school until they turn 18 or until they...

THE FORGE

THE FORGE

I’m teaching Geometry. I have only 4 of 8 kids in class so we’re doing independent work on the concepts each individual struggles with the most … everyone is doing something different. As we move through...

IF YOU TEACH IT. . .

IF YOU TEACH IT. . .

We have all heard the prediction, “If you build it, they will come,” well portrayed in the movie “Field of Dreams.”A wonderful little book titled, “Flight Plans,” by Mary Jo Koch, prescribes, “Follow your bliss, but...

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