At some point in the history of humanity and schooling, "academics" became a separate, stand-alone category, considered the most essential part of school, the "instruction" and "learning," in today's parlance. The reading, writing and 'rithmatic, along with science, social studies and all the other arbitrary subject areas. "Academics" as opposed to art, athletics, or extracurricular… Continue reading Learning to Connect, Connecting to Learn
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