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Winning in New Ways

By SHELBY HOYT It has been about 6 months since I have completed reading The Art of Learning. Josh’s story really got me thinking because his story is very similar to mine. My journey started off as an elementary school student with some big shoes to fill. I come from a family of athletes, swimmers …

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Debate and The Art of Learning: A Reflection

Guest Blogger: Tian Yan This article is about how I apply the practice of debate and the ideas discussed in Josh Waitzkin’s “The Art of Learning” to my own personal development. Like Josh, I’m writing as honestly as I can, and in doing so, am sharing with you the most personal aspects of my life—things …

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TEACHING THE ART OF LEARNING IN A RURAL WYOMING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (PART THREE)

Guest Blogger: Heather Danforth Heather, an elementary school teacher in rural Wyoming, is working with The Art of Learning and sharing her classroom experiences… Lesson Two: Value Process Before Results This lesson began with a short video of a hermit crab changing shells. The students watched as the hermit crab quickly made the leap from …

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