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Articles tagged Preparation

From One Ill-equipped Leader to Another

  This is a month of confessions, and I have another one today. When I find myself in the role of a tutor or team leader, I’m a master of making it about me, not about my fellow students. As a graduate teaching assistant, I often came into classes so impressed with my...
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What's This Going to Cost Me?

Have you ever embarked on a task only to ask yourself, “What have I gotten myself into?” When my daughter, Sage, was very young, I decided to paint her room a beautiful sage green. I quickly headed down to the local home improvement store to grab a roller brush and a...
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Three Rs of Summer…Renew, Rest, Reassess

It’s summer! Hip, hip, hooray! Break out the ice tea, the sunscreen, and the books. Every summer, as my kids are soaking up the sunshine, hours of free play, and extra time with friends, I focus on three things I can’t find time to do during the school year. I renew,...
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How Do I Get Ready for Next Year?

Spring is in full bloom; April is quickly becoming history and May is soon to be upon us. Many Foundations programs are complete and for Challenge students the end is near. But… As we breathe a well-earned sigh of relief, we must face the facts—the glorious facts—that...
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The Faster You Go, the Faster You Go Faster: What Acceleration Can Teach Us about Classical Learning

Back in the “glory days,” when I was flying fast, pointy jets, there was a maxim among pilots that was frequently articulated: “The faster you go, the faster you go faster.” This unusual axiom referred to the fact that getting from 100 knots to 200 knots took much...
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