Making a different kind of learning…

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It might be the month of standardized tests here in Virginia, but our kids aren’t just clicking on answers…

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There has to be balance. Indoor/Outdoor, Physical/Mental, Formal Learning/Informal Learning…

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And when forced testing comes we need to ensure that balance even more…

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….by embracing the endless curiosity and boundless energy of kids…

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…whether they are building tables or collaborating on inventions across great distances…

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… or simply finding their own spaces.

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In the end, we need to stop thinking about creating better schools, and we need to start wondering about how children learn.

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And we need to do that no matter what external pressures surround us.

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Because we, in education, have only one job… and that is to do what is right for our children.

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  • Ira Socol

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Author, Dreamer, Educator: A life in service - NYPD, EMS, disabilities/UDL specialist, tech and innovation leader for education. Co-author of Timeless Learning

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