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Purposeful Action

Purposeful Action

by Erin Defosse One of the most powerful pillars of a Magellan education is “purposeful action.” In my experience, when people talk about education the thoughts and ensuing conversations tend to be around learning of information or specific skills.  The types of...
Why PreK Matters.

Why PreK Matters.

by Bjorn Billhardt One of my very first memories in life is my first day of 1st grade in my hometown of Hamburg, Germany (Kindergarten, despite its German name, is actually not a mandatory grade in Germany). Before my official “Einschulung,” or entry into school, I...
Teaching Math

Teaching Math

Because of my involvement in Magellan, friends are always pointing out useful resources and articles about education.  A friend pointed me to this article about how Jeff Bezos teaches his children math — using a method made popular in China and Singapore: It seems he...