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Issues in Education, first blog...

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 Issues in

the classroom:  the daily grind of getting/keeping the students interested, given the incredibly multi-sensory, instantaneous gratification environment they live in.  Because of all they are exposed to, web, mobile communication, multi-media, they feel themselves more sophisticated and mature than they really are..


our school:  as a private school with a 34K tuition we are fighting for students every day, other private schools are claiming to educate our population of LD students and that has forced a change in the demographics of our school..


our country:  the homogenization of education needed to get the kids past some arbitrary assessment that has nothing to do with identifying and cultivating their native intelligence