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Grab a good book

How do we drink or swim, rather than drown, in the sea of information that daily swamps us? Part of the answer is to be careful consumers of information, to be discriminating in what we choose to read or watch or listen to or ponder.

Thoughts on friendship, love and learning

As we move into term and the routines that help us in our work and learning, I share with you some collected but not necessarily connected thoughts about friendship, love and learning.

What does success mean to you?

A friend of mine is preparing a university graduation address. He has asked a number of us how we would answer the question, “What does success mean to you?” I responded with the following ideas that may not directly answer the question but head in its general...

Learning + Character + Effort = Success

We want our students to have as many opportunities for their future as possible, and success at school is one way to achieve this. Of course, we know that results are not the be all and the end all. The process and the outcome matter. The journey matters, as does the...

Are test results the enemy of learning?

There are some people who, on principle, don’t like testing in schools. They think, somehow, that testing is the enemy of learning. And while it is true that plenty of learning takes place without testing, if we think of test results as evidence of learning, then we...

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