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The Curse Of The Expert

September 16, 2013

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I’ve recently completed a very beta version of Circuitous and added it to the front page of The Puzzle School. It only has a few levels so far, but I’ll be adding more as soon as I can. As I go through the process of creating new levels, though, I’m reminded of just how difficult […]

Six Ways To Motivate Student Learning

September 5, 2013

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Just stumbled across a blog post from Annie Murphy Paul that almost directly mirrors the motivational theories I’m working on with The Puzzle School: Six Ways To Motivate Student Learning My only issue with the article is in #3: 3.   Encourage students to beat their personal best. Some learning tasks, like memorizing the multiplication table […]

A New Blog

September 5, 2013

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I’ve started a new blog, chronicling the emotional ups and downs I go through as I build out The Puzzle School. It’s called Startup Depression and the name is meant to reflect the very challenging emotional dips I’ve gone through both with my first start-up and The Puzzle School (which isn’t really a start-up, but […]