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Judge Memorial Reflections: Learning What’s Not in the Curriculum

I’ve long thought that children are adept at learning what adults teach and most adults aren’t teaching what they think they are.  When adults are intentional about modelling specific behaviors, about identifying what they believe is valuable and then acting on it – to put in other terms, when adults choose to be the change they want to see in the world – the children around them learn those lessons well.

Judge Memorial in Salt Lake City is justifiably proud of itself.  In terms of academics, it has a long and rich tradition of excellence that any school would envy.  But perhaps its most distinctive feature – I say this as a Judge grad – is the way in which Judge taught so many lessons that weren’t on the curriculum. Read the rest of this entry »

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