Mark Phillips

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Tags Brain-Based Learning
January 31, 2012

A very important controversy related to children is flying under the radar of most educators. It's a controversy in which educator voices could play a highly constructive role.

Some background first. The Diagnostic and Statistical...

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Tags Student Engagement
January 16, 2012

A few years ago I spent time at Eagle Rock School, a wonderful school in Colorado for so-called "at-risk" kids from all over the country. I noticed that many of the best students were highly creative kids with extraordinary leadership, presentation and communication skills.

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Reaching students emotionally and intellectually, changing the form of education in a world in which the traditional classroom in now an anachronism, and attempting to change the frame through which educational policy makers view the educational process.
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