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Buck Up and Do It

Three weeks until the end of the school year, and since we live on a campus, we can see the signs of exhaustion everywhere. The students fluctuate between half a care and exactly zero cares. They can barely drag themselves to sport practice after school. When they’re not busy avoiding […]

Theory and Practice and Running

Alfred North Whitehead was a metaphysician (whatever that is) who taught mathematics at Cambridge in the late 1800s. He contributed¬†a theory of social and educational philosophy about which I recently learned. Theories are cool for theorists and academics, but most of us don’t bump up against them in our daily […]