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simplicity often lies on the other side of complexity

At the core of sustainable thinking is systemic (not systematic) thinking. This short, under-4-minute TED talk illustrates it fantastically. Eric Berlow says, “Simplicity often lies on the other side of complexity. So for any problem, the more you can zoom … Continue reading

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go deeper

Instead of asking “so what?” at the end of a unit or lesson, I’ve been focusing on getting my students to ask that question as part of the learning process rather than as an afterthought. Rather than doing something first … Continue reading

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