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  • All the superb performers he investigated had practiced intensively, had studied with devoted teachers, and had been supported enthusiastically by their families throughouttheir developing years.
  • ou need a particular kind of practice—deliberate practice—to develop expertise.
  • Deliberate practice is different. It entails considerable, specific, and sustained efforts to do something you can’tdo well—or even at all. Research across domains shows that it is only by working at what you can’t do that you turn into theexpert you want to become

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  • Asenrollmentsincreasedinthelate1800s,however,schoolsbegantogroupstudentsingradelevelsaccordingtoage(Edwards&Richey,1947)andtouseformalprogressevaluations.Inmostcases,thesewerenarrativereportsinwhichteachersdescribedtheskillseachstudenthadmasteredandthoseonwhichadditionalworkwasneeded.Themainpurposeofsuchreportswastoinformstudentswhentheyhaddemonstratedmasteryofthecurrentperformancelevelandwerereadytomoveontothenextlevel.
  • Between1870and1910,thenumberofpublichighschoolsintheUnitedStatesrosefrom500to10,000(Gutek,1986
  • StarchandElliott'sstudywasimmediatelycriticizedbythosewhoclaimedthatjudginggoodwritingis,afterall,highlysubjective.Butwhentheresearchersrepeatedtheirstudyusinggeometrypapersgradedby128mathteachers,theyfoundevengreatervariation.Scoresassignedbyteacherstooneofthemathpapersrangedfrom28to95percent.Someoftheteachersdeductedpointsonlyforawronganswer.Othersgavestudentsvaryingamountsofpartialcreditfortheirwork.Stillothersconsideredneatness,form,andspellinginthegradestheyassigned(Starch&Elliott,1913

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  • But the common use of the zero today is based not on a four-point scale but ona 100-point scale.
  • In contrast, there are at least afew educators experimenting with the notion that theappropriate consequence for failing to complete an as-signment is to require the student to complete the as-signment.
  • he price of free-dom is proficiency, and students are motivated not bythreats of failure but by the opportunity to earn greaterfreedom and discretion by completing work accuratelyand on time.

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  • What is this secret our heart has understood and yet will not reveal to us, although it seems to beat as if it were endeavoring to tell it?
  • With the slanting spring sunlight darting and quivering into it, the Japanese quince seemed more living than a tree. The blackbird had returned to it, and was chanting out his heart.
  • The word "We" is as lime poured over men, which sets and hardens to stone, and crushes all beneath it, and that which is white and that which is black are lost equally in the grey of it. It is the word by which the depraved steal the virtue of the good, by which the weak steal the might of the strong, by which the fools steal the wisdom of the sages.

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