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Alfie Kohn lectures on education reform

Alfie Kohn lectures on education reform

Political Science professor Paul Dosh received an email Wednesday morning with news that educational policy writer and speaker Alfie Kohn had booked a flight for that night to avoid the impending snowstorms on the eastern coast. “He took the step to change his flight,” Dosh said. “He told me that he had a 25-year record…


Are you as moral as a 7th grader?

Since graduating last May, I have been working in my hometown of Oak Grove, MO as a full-time special education paraprofessional. My job consists mostly of reminding 7th graders about the difference between their, there and they’re. However, last week I had the unique opportunity to connect my student’s lesson on nonviolent protest to my…

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