The 3 R's -Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic - are no longer enough. We must add the 3 C's - Computing, Critical thinking and Capacity for change.
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THE American ideal of lazy summers filled with fun has an unintended consequence: If students are not engaged in learning over the summer, they lose skills in math and reading. Summers off are one of the most important, yet least acknowledged, causes of underachievement in our schools.
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"I admit that this schedule might seem a little intense ...I was already at a disadvantage because I had an American husband who believed that childhood should be fun."
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We have 3 zones: comfort zone (too easy so automatic), learning zone and panic zone (too hard so not learning anything). Identifying the learning zone is hard, and so is forcing yourself to stay there as it changes.
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