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Ann Bednarski: Needless programs erode our critical-thinking skills

The most profound and interesting psychology course I took was “Motivation and Emotions.” We were studying behavior and what and how it is influenced. I initially would have had a difficult time explaining what I gleaned from this course, but, as my life experience continues, I appreciate it more every day. I have become particularly sensitive to what motivates people to action. Equally what alters, distorts, or destroys any motivation.As I observe the world and interpret the lack of academic excellence expected from today’s students, I appreciated hearing the renowned education advocate for students, Michelle Rhee, say “The word ‘education’ …

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