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Building the Habit of Listening

Learning habits are the routine ways in which we think and act when faced with new experiences and challenges. Very often they are second nature to us. Sometimes they make us very productive and efficient, for example, helping us know how to get started with something when we’re stuck. At other times, our well-honed habits…

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What’s the Point of School?

Published by Oneworld, August 2008 The main arguments of the book Teacher in inner-city school: ‘Adele, how many legs does a grasshopper have?’ Adele: ‘Oh man, I wish I had your problems.’ Education is, above all, a preparation for the That means: helping to give all young people the knowledge, skills, dispositions, and values they…

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