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I teach a number of subjects. I am from the old school where students studied to learn, not to pass a test. For 15 years I taught at several universities part time. Without exaggeration I would say that a good 40-45% of college students drop out during the first year. This is not because they are incapable of learning, it is because they have not been taught how to learn. They expect that the... read more

Some years ago I was teaching at one of the secretarial schools in New Jersey. In one of my classes was a lovely young lady from Haiti. I immediately knew after working with her in one session that she had chosen to aspire below her ability. One day after mustering up enough courage and hoping that I would not offend her, I asked, "Why are you taking this course?" and she looked at... read more