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Ben Talsma

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November 6, 2019 The Power of Place

Where do you love? What are the places that capture your imagination and your heart? Humans have a remarkable capacity to fall for locations; they…

October 24, 2019 The Revolution: Preparing for the Classroom of Tomorrow

The revolution will begin at Burger King, when you visit a self-serve kiosk to order your value meal. Then, it will come for the truckers…

October 17, 2019 The Roots of Perseverance

"Are your students listless? Unengaged? Apathetic?" "Do you want them to get going when the going gets tough—to give 110% all of the time, every…

October 10, 2019 The Trouble with Student-Centered Learning

Who could possibly be against student-centered learning? I am. But not for the reasons you think. I’m not here…

September 26, 2019 The Power of Purpose-Based Learning

Let’s be honest: they’re probably never going to use it. Of course, people do use science. Without it, we’d literally be stuck in the dark…

September 12, 2019 The Life-Changing Magic of Authentic Audiences

Having children means never having to say your house is clean. There’s always something more that could be picked up, wiped down, or dusted off.…