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Dr. Kieran Egan named one of 25 visionaries who are changing your world

October 18, 2010
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The Utne Reader listed Dr. Kieran Egan as one of it's 25 visionaries who are changing your world in its November/Decemeber 2010 issue. Named as Teacher of the Years's, the article discusses his new book, Learning in Depth, which argues "for an ambitious but simple change in curriculum: Students folow the usual program, but during their first week of schooling, each is given a topic to study throughout his or her entire school career. ... Long-term immersion in a topic can do for kids what memorizing formulas, dates, and names can’t do: It can engage their imaginations and emotions and enable a broader understanding of the human experience."

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