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The Golden Verses Of The Stoic

Seneca and Epictetus refer to the Golden Verses of Pythagoras , which happens to provide a good framework for developing a daily routine, bookended by morning and evening contemplative practices. Zeno of Citium , who founded Stoicism in 301 BC, expressed his doctrines in notoriously terse arguments and concise maxims.  However, Chrysippus, the third head of the Stoic school, wrote over 700 books fleshing these ideas out and adding complex arguments to support them. 

Is Common Core a Path To Greater Equality?

Is Common Core a Path To Greater Equality? With Common Core many schools which did not have the funds or resources now have an abundance of quality materials, books and lessons, they never could have afforded before. OpenEducation is providing materials at quality levels that even the best private schools would balk at, in terms of purchasing equal quality.

Impossible Things

The Common Core State Standards can have an invaluable impact on girls— particularly girls of color.

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There are achievement gaps in math and science between girls and boys; in particular, girls of color significantly lag behind their peers. On the eighth-grade National Assessment of Educational Progress exam, a nationally representative assessment of the…

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