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The Conscious Creation of Culture as the Goal of Education

I live in a world that is so normal to me that I forget that even most educated people don’t live in this world.  I rarely watch television:  I don’t watch sports, news, political debates or campaigns, advertising, celebrity gossip, … Continue reading

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Learnable Intelligence and Taking Refined Pedagogical Practices Seriously

I recently wrote Charles Manski regarding his article “Genes, Eyeglasses, and Social Policy,” in which he argues that regardless of the heritability of IQ, that fact is irrelevant to social policy, much as the heritability of genetic defects in vision … Continue reading

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Waldorf Educators Leaders in Promoting School Choice in New York

I’ve long believed that the most stalwart advocates of school choice should be those educators committed to create a better world through healthier, more human culture. Through years of experience as an educator myself working to create better culture, I … Continue reading

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Renewing the Promise of Montessori Education

I received an inspiring email this morning from Daniel C. Petter-Lipstein, author of the wonderful blog “Superwoman Was Already Here!”  He inspired Trevor Eissler to create the superb “Montessori Madness” animation, the best short course on Montessori I’ve ever seen. … Continue reading

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