Conducting Socratic seminars: A leader's workshop with a focus on primary source documents from U.S. history
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I wish to suggest that a man may be very industrious, and yet not spend his time well. There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of life getting his living.
George Mason University’s new president staked out a position Friday somewhat unusual for the leader of a school deemed an up-and-comer: He’s explicitly not trying to make it the best in the world.
“What we’re going to try to become is the best university for the world,” GMU President Angel Cabrera said. “That’s our goal.”Read full article >>
Kevin Welner, director of the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder, was in Washington D.C. on Thursday at the National Press Club to launch a campaign grounded in a new book, "Closing the Opportunity Gap," that he co-edited with Stanford University Professor Prudence Carter. The Washington Post coverage is in today's paper. Here are the comments that Welner, a professor of education policy and program evaluation in the School of Education, made at the press club about the issue, the campaign, and the book, "Closing the Opportunity Gap:"