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Why School Sucks (hint: it's not because it's "boring" what real learning looks like and does not resemble.

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This personal narrative  addresses the truth, and answers the question, 'What DOES LEARNING LOOK LIKE?'  This question powered the Harvard research on Lauren Resnick research on  The Principles of Learning, which disappeared when Gates and the EDUCATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX saw dollar signs if they could create a market in the 15,880 school SYSTEMS,  and sell them TESTING instead of LEARNING  strategies and materials.The Principles of Learning describe eight characteristics of successful learning environments, and those are exactly what is missing in the schools that the author describes as her experience. This easy to read story hits the nail on the head.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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