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Explore ways to foster academic success, limit unnecessary stress, and prepare kids for adulthood in this Curious Conversation with educator Denise Pope.

Aired August 20, 2015
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Leigh L
1:57 PM 26 November 2017
Thank you for your observations. I work in elementary school, have one third of a MA in Counseling and decided that I did not want to pursue the School Counseling MA, (who wants to have a 450 student case load?) Any possibility of getting a MA in your thinking/program to master TRUE Learning? ps- I participated in the XQ Superschool project last year and put together proposal for High School of the future with concepts like you propose.
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Connie H
12:27 PM 26 November 2017
I retired in 2004 after being a teacher, building administrator, and central office curriculum director in Ohio. Nothing was new to me in Denise's conversation; we were beginning to implement block learning schedules, project-based learning, etc. before I retired. The fact that these ideas are still NEW is discouraging! Kudos to Denise et. al - hopefully the implementation pace will get a big boost. I want this for my grandchildren and will pass it along!
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Erika F
So many thanks Denise ... Your findings are everything I learnt as a young teacher in New Zealand 1979...,and everything that the world of learning had lost .. Until recently ... Education reform ??????bring it on ... I would be keen to attend your professional learning in California .. Sincerely Erika Schaab-Farrant
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Erika F
This was the most engaging learning I've had in a long time! Thank you .. It's everything I learnt as a young educator and haven't been able to give agency to for many years .. Game on .. Education reform bring it on ?
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Erika F
This is a philosophy that needs as much support world wide as soon as possible ... Education reform WILL need to have TIME as the main ideology underpinning 'future-building'.. New Zealand had Denise's philosophy alive and well in the early 80's..children were happier and more successful????
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