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How to Make Learning Almost as Much Fun as Sex – So that Teenagers LOVE Doing It!

I’ve often said that leading Socratic discussions is my second most favorite activity (apparently some people enjoy exercising more than I do). I’ve had teenagers say, after spending a year in my Socratic classes rather than a regular English class, … Continue reading

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NM Department of Education Forcing Out the Administrator of the Most Highly Ranked School in NM

After founding Moreno Valley High School in the fall of 2002, in the spring of 2004 I had discovered that I would not be allowed to continue as head of school because of a new law that required that charter … Continue reading

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Education and Happiness, Tango and T’ai Chi

I just saw a Facebook photo of a former student of mine who has become deeply involved in Tango dancing, traveling around the country to compete in contests, traveling to Argentina to learn from experts, clearly happy and delighted in … Continue reading

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