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“He has the most who is content with the least.” Diogenes – Happiness

02/18/2020

What does it take to be happy? Students think that more is better - more money, influence, friends and good grades. The idea of cutting back on desire isn’t attractive, yet we can’t have it all. Throughout life students must make smart choices about what they want and how ..
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“Alone, we can do little, together we can do so much.” Hellen Keller – Cooperation

02/11/2020

How do we know if working with others will make us better off? Cooperation is not a foreign concept for students. They are told at all stages of life that it is important to cooperate with others. It is also the case that they are expected to be self-reliant and not afraid to ..
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“You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.” Martin Luther – Responsibility

02/02/2020

How do you know when you should speak out against injustice? Responsibility is something all people have to learn at some point in their life. One of the challenges is knowing how to act in each situation so that your individual decisions take others into consideration.  Put ..
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“Power must never be trusted without a check.” John Adams – Social Awareness

01/28/2020

Should we trust people with power? Students are no strangers to power. They have parents, coaches, and teachers exerting power over them and telling them what to do. Students slowly develop a moral sensibility towards authority figures and are quick to point out when they feel ..
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Why Teach Different?

Why Teach Different?

01/24/2020

There’s one thing that can capture student attention in an age of social media and an educational system focused on data-driven instruction, and that’s unforgettable classroom conversations.  Listen to Teach Different co-founders, Steve and Dan Fouts, describe a way of teach ..
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The Story of Teach Different

The Story of Teach Different

01/11/2020

Listen to Teach Different's co-founder, Dr. Steven Fouts, share the story of Jarvis and how Teach Different's 3-Step Method was born out of necessity in a struggling high school classroom on Chicago's west side. ..
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