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A school teacher was on his way to a new teaching appointment in a far-away land, and he’d been traveling on foot all the way, and was getting quite exhausted from his journey, when unexpectedly he came to a river that he had to cross.  As there was no bridge in sight, he hired a...
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Anyone who has been in American education for more than a generation understands that educational trends come in waves.  Progressive education gives way to back to basics which yields to open education which in term is supplanted by cultural literacy, high stakes testing and standards-based instruction.  And so it goes. Somewhere in there, around about...
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On July 23, 2013, I did a full-day workshop for new teachers at Yav Pem Suab Academy in Sacramento, CA.  Yav Pem Suab Academy is a public elementary school which is part of the Urban Charter Schools Collective.  It primarily serves the Hmong population in Sacramento.  The Hmong are fiercely independent hill people from Southeast Asia who...
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