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What 9 year olds do that’s worth billions to corporations

Work, even life, is a kind of Rubik’s cube. Allow me to explain. I’ve never solved a Rubik’s cube. I’ve tried, of course. I turned it this way and that till one side was the same color. Then, frustrated and … Continue reading

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“Brooklyn Castle”

I can’t stop thinking about “Brooklyn Castle”. It’s the story of young kids in a Brooklyn public school who’ve won more chess championships in the last decade than any school in the nation. Watch the movie on Netflix or DVD. … Continue reading

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Stop stealing dreams at work

In “Stop Stealing Dreams,” Seth Godin asks “What is school for?” He describes why school is the way it is and what it should be instead. And he dedicates the book “to every teacher who cares enough to change the system, and … Continue reading

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