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Universal Learning Needs

I am in Blue. Gemini (formerly Bard) is in Black Considering everything discussed and referred to in our prior conversations: Always Learning What Should They Learn We Must Be Stewards Miraculous Intersections Regardless of what we are learning, what are the kinds of learning need experiences that can be consciously recognized during the flow of participating […]

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Please Help Us Prepare: Climate Change

Even if you deny the warnings of climate science, there’s no denying the effects of climate change. Extreme weather has now become so commonplace that insurance companies will no longer cover weather related natural disasters. Think about that. It won’t be long before life, health, property, and even auto insurance premiums will all be more […]

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Majority of US Population Less than Proficient in Reading

NAEP (K-12) scores aren’t perfectly accurate measures of grade-level reading proficiency. NAAL (17-year-old and up) scores aren’t perfectly accurate measures of adult literacy. The fact that they are separate assessment systems used to report on very different populations and yet come pretty close to predicting each other suggests they are both in the ballpark and […]

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Bill Maher: Get Kids Reading!

 Bill Maher is known for pushing boundaries, criticizing and provoking both political wings, and for hosting conversations on a wide variety of important topics. During his April 21 2023 “Real Time” HBO show, Mr. Maher seemed startled as he read the headlines from a recent newspaper piece: “One in three children in America can […]

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Learning to learn in the future

Driven by snowballing advances in science and technology, the world is rapidly becoming profoundly unlike any world any human has ever lived in. What should kids learn today in order to be healthy, happy, and prosperous 20 years from now? Because the future is so uncertain, nothing they can learn today is more important than […]

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The Challenge of Change

Today’s children will live their adult lives in a world profoundly unlike any world any humans have ever lived in. What must we do today to prepare them for life in a future we can no longer predict? What is more important to their futures than how well they can learn when they get there? […]

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We Must Redefine Learning!

Redefining Learning – Curiosity Invited Clip

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Curiosity Invited Podcast: Learning – The Central Dynamic of Being Human

Curiosity Invited Podcast. David Bryan in dialogue with David Boulton about learning and the role it plays in how human beings become who they become. #DavidBryan #learning #healthylearning #whatislearning #whatsnotlearning #curiosityinvited

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The W3C Accessibility for Children Design Group

I’ve been part of a World Wide Web Consortium design group that is developing the accessibility guidelines for how the internet will evolve to support children. So far we have had 16 meetings. The group put out a survey to its members in an attempt to learn how to best orient its next steps. The […]

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What is the ACE score for chronically feeling not good enough in school?

Since the initial emergence of ACE I’ve been interested in getting an additional type of ACE added to the framework: the adverse childhood experience of feeling CHRONICALLY NOT GOOD ENOUGH AT LEARNING. Where is the ACE score for “Chronic Learning-Performance Anxiety-Shame”? For day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year feeling […]

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