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School Reform, Testing

Reclaim School Reform (Dec 2013, The Nation)
As testing anxiety peaks, student media campaign urges calm (Gotham Schools, Dec 10, 2013)
Fewer than One Third of New York City Students Pass State Tests

Creativity
, Literacy
Building creative self-confidence (CBS News)
Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming (a lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens)
"Inside the Box: People don’t actually like creativity". By Jessica Olien Slate, Dec 6, 2013

Intellegences
Howard Gardiner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?
Multiple Intelligences http://www.niu.edu/facdev/resources/guide/learning/howard_gardner_theory_multiple_intelligences.pdf
Emotional Intelligence http://www.unh.edu/emotional_intelligence/EIAssets/EmotionalIntelligenceProper/EI1990%20Emotional%20Intelligence.pdf
Can emotional intelligence be taught?  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/15/magazine/can-emotional-intelligence-be-taught.html?smid=fb-share&_r=2&
 
Meyers-Briggs and other personality/aptitude tests and inventories:
http://www.ipersonic.com/test.html
http://knowmore.washingtonpost.com/2013/11/10/this-is-how-much-money-people-with-your-personality-make/
http://psychology.about.com/library/quiz/bl_eq_quiz.htm
http://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test
http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp
http://pstypes.blogspot.com/2009/03/free-jungian-type-tests.html
http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/jungiantypestest.html
http://voices.yahoo.com/5-best-career-aptitude-tests-help-find-the-5870110.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/maureen-anderson/how-i-discovered-the-colo_b_3552490.html
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/counseling/sec_page.php?sub_item=048


Information Literacy
chapter from FOCUS on College Success By Constance Courtney Staley

Plagiarism Lines Blur for Students in the Digital Age (NY Times, Aug 1, 2010)



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