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Lifelong Learning

What do you need to know and how will you learn it?

3 Essential School Supplies—That Aren’t on Your List 3 Essential School Supplies—That Aren’t on Your List
by Christine Carter
When kids have friends, they’re more likely to grow into happy adults. How to help your children develop the tools they need most.
Pete Seeger Visits The Colbert Report Pete Seeger Visits The Colbert Report
Stephen Colbert talks to the legendary musician about his new book, “Pete Seeger: In His Own Words.”
Quebec’s Student Revolt Goes Viral Quebec’s Student Revolt Goes Viral
by Mark Engler
Inside the biggest demonstration of civil disobedience in Canadian history.
The Case for a Morality of Radical Caution The Case for a Morality of Radical Caution
by Robert Jensen
Robert Jensen works through his underlying rationale for making moral judgments, such as about meat-eating and abortion.
Can Restorative Justice Stop the Schoolhouse-to-Jailhouse Pipeline? Can Restorative Justice Stop the Schoolhouse-to-Jailhouse Pipeline?
by Jeremy Adam Smith
What San Francisco schools are learning from their experiments with alternatives to punitive punishments.
How to Find Meaning and Money in Your Work How to Find Meaning and Money in Your Work
by Billy Parish
Millions of us are resigning ourselves to work that hurts us, hurts others, and damages the planet. We’re wasting our greatest assets.
Empowerment in the Classroom Empowerment in the Classroom
by Yana Kunichoff
How do we teach high school students to see themselves as protagonists in history? One idea involves Lupe Fiasco, Matt Damon, and the late Howard Zinn.
Book Review: Urban Homesteading Book Review: Urban Homesteading
by Oliver Lazenby
Heirloom skills for sustainable living.
Vandana Shiva: Teachers for a Living World Vandana Shiva: Teachers for a Living World
by Madhu Suri Prakash
While Ivy League schools marvel at India’s economic growth, Vandana Shiva’s University of the Seed looks to the earth—and Gandhi—for guidance.
Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s
by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg
My son was not like other kids. But he taught me to drop my expectations about what life and parenting are all about.
Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong Occupy Economics: Because We’re Teaching It Wrong
Does Occupy Wall Street highlight the failures of traditional Econ 101? These economists think so.
Curriculum & Resources: Journey Into Dyslexia Curriculum & Resources: Journey Into Dyslexia
You’ve probably taught a student with dyslexia—and were perplexed on how to help. This film shows successful adults who see their dyslexia as a unique gift.
Sunni Brown: Doodlers, Unite! Sunni Brown: Doodlers, Unite!
Visual thinking specialist Sunni Brown will convince you that doodling boosts comprehension and creativity. So, step away from the doodler!
Emotional Learning Brings Real Hope to Schools Emotional Learning Brings Real Hope to Schools
by Katherine Gustafson
A little-known movement helps kids understand the connection between the brain and heart, and improve their behavior (and test scores) too.
Elders a (Labor) Force for Social Change Elders a (Labor) Force for Social Change
by Marc Freedman
Boomers discover ways to apply their skills and life experience to purposeful second careers.
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