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10.16.2013  /  

Do Learning Styles Teach Us Anything?

There’s something irresistible about personality quizzes. And judging by the number of “likes” garnered by our recent Facebook post about learning styles, it seems that you feel the same way. The conversation that stemmed from the post led us to think more deeply about the validity of learning styles, and how (or if) they can help facilitate more […] Continue Reading

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05.08.2013  /  

David Foster Wallace Teaches Us to Value Education—and Tolerate Traffic

**UPDATE: The video originally posted to go along with this post has been deleted by the film’s creator. We’ve replaced it with audio and an image of Wallace’s speech at Kenyon College. Our apologies for any confusion! Eight years ago David Foster Wallace spoke to the graduating class of Kenyon College about the value of […] Continue Reading

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04.08.2013  /  

Losing the Iron Lady: A Tribute to Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher, who served as Britain’s first and only female prime minister from 1975 to 1990, died of a stroke today at the age of 87. Whatever your opinions are of the “Iron Lady,” her speeches are great examples of rhetorical and argumentative skill. To honor her, we’ve analyzed the “Britain Awake” speech, delivered at […] Continue Reading

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