The Center for AIW Blog, Feature, and Updates

Ramsey County Attorney Choi’s Intellectual Work is Authentic
By: Dana Carmichael / Nov 16th, 2016 / Feature

Ramsey County Attorney Choi charges officer Yanez with 2nd manslaughter for Castile death. Choi describes the how he and his team constructed their knowledge and engaged in disciplined inquiry to reach a fair conclusion based on the facts.

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Challenging Our Own Assumptions When We Prefer Like-Minded Company
By: Dana Carmichael / Nov 12th, 2016 / Blog

When the stakes are high and the problem is personal, like finding the best doctor or buying a car, we work extra hard to fact check, read blogs, and listen to other points of view. In other words, we eschew confirmation bias and depend on different perspectives to reach new conclusions.

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Collective Authentic Learning
By: Dana Carmichael / Sep 13th, 2016 / Blog

Welcome Back! As AIW educators settle into a new year of rigorous academic learning, several schools are taking learning one step further by launching collective initiatives for staff and students to grow socially and personally, as well as academically. I was struck by one urban school principal’s commitment in her welcome back to school letter: “Central … Continue reading

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June’s Feature: The Center for AIW’s New Website
By: Dana Carmichael / Jun 13th, 2016 / Feature

For friends and family of school-age kids, summer is a time of transitions. It’s a chance to wish new graduates well as they embark on life’s…

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AIW Changes the Quality of Learning—Even at the PhD Level
By: Dana Carmichael / May 17th, 2016 / Feature

Her topic, student teaching, might sound rather ordinary, but Jehanne’s approach turned it into extraordinary.

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