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John Dewey on the True Purpose of Education and How to Harness the Power of Our Natural Curiosity

Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, Sep 19, 2014 “While it is not the business of education … to teach every possible item of information, it is its business to cultivate deep-seated and effective habits of discriminating tested beliefs from mere assertions, … Continue reading

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What do S-curves, white water rafting and Wikipedia have to do with education in the 21st century?

What do S-curves, the Digital Revolution, white-water rafting, World of Warcraft, Jeff Bezos, Jurassic Park, Wikipedia and Harry Porter have to do with each other when we talk about education? […] What does scalable learning entail? JSB used white- water … Continue reading

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Career diplomat speaks on jobs in globalized economy

Christian Marnon, WKU Herald, Sep 26, 2013 The effortless convenience of modern technology has drawn the world tighter, but with that diminished cultural distance comes responsibility. Thursday night in Gary A. Ransdell Hall auditorium, career diplomat Michael McClellan discussed self-awareness … Continue reading

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