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Why are you who you are? Re: “How Identical Twins Develop Different Personalities”
Our national political conversation is devoid of even mentioning the central issue that, within two decades, will most determine our nation’s fate: our most distinctive competency – our only long term competitive advantage – our collective intelligence.
The most cost-optimal, high ROI, way to improve our schools is to focus on upgrading the mental models through which educators understand and experience learning and understand their mission and purpose as educators.
Re: Wired Science 4-11-2012 DNA Ain’t Destiny. No Kidding “you are — a constant conversation between your genes and the environment, which includes both you and the surrounding world” Yes, it can’t be said enough that genes do not programmatically determine who we become. And, the way you put it is a big improvement over the old dichotomy of nature v nurture […]
Learning (v) is the exercise of intelligence. Learning(n) is the memory-effects of the exercise of intelligence (like muscle-effects result from physical exercise). To whatever degree our aren’t genetically determined, our intelligences through learning. It is through learning that your intelligence, whatever that means to you, is different now than it was when you were a child. PLEASE… We can’t […]
Re: “U.S. Education Woes Threaten National Security, Report Says” Education Week 3-20-2012 Of course everything about the future ultimately depends on our children’s learning. Certainly the economy and how well it resources traditional national security activities is one dimension. But the bigger issue is how well our nation learns. We as a nation must learn […]
Re: “Tuning In to Dropping Out” in the Chronicle of Higher Education We could learn a lot more than we are about education through the lens of economics and economic models of thought. We’ve talked with Heckman, Hanushek, Rolnick and others about our general lack of appreciation for the ‘capital value’ of ‘healthy learning’ and […]
Neuroplasticity Noun The state or quality of being neuroplastic, of having a brain that adapts to experience (wiki) neuro- a combining form meaning “nerve,” “nerves,” “nervous system,”used in the formation of compound words: neurology. plastic capable of being molded or of receiving form [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny4JdNvYEKI&w=410&h=260&rel=0]NEUROPLASTICTY: ANOTHER WORD FOR LEARNING PLEASE… We can’t sustain our efforts without your help. If you think we are on the right track, or even one that should be given consideration, then please help […]
e-volve v. e·volved, e·volv·ing, e·volves v.tr. 1. a. To develop or achieve gradually: evolve a style of one’s own. b. To work (something) out; devise: “the schemes he evolved to line his purse” (S.J. Perelman). 2. Biology To develop (a characteristic) by evolutionary processes. 3. To give off; emit. v.intr. 1. To undergo gradual change; develop: an amateur acting group that evolved into a theatrical company. 2. Biology To develop or arise […]