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When I was working as a secondary school teacher, I realized that even seemingly tiny changes in my class could significantly improve students’ motivation and behavior. For example, take one of my students who didn’t...

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In 1931, James Truslow Adams defined the American dream as the idea that “each man and each woman...


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Adolescence is a time full of transitional periods and growth. Generally, as we age we become more mature...


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“You made it!” Applause spread across the room to congratulate the people who had recently accepted their first...


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