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Friday, September 18, 2020

“It Takes All Kinds to Make the World Go ’Round”

This timeless adage honors how crucial diversity is to group success. Even “diversity” is diverse! Differences may include culture, heritage, racial and ethnic background, socioeconomic status, geography, ... read more

Friday, September 18, 2020

Sniffing Out the Savory Aromas of Student Interests

Students are more likely to become engaged and stick around for more when you build variety into your program. In traditional settings, students, especially teens, vote with their feet. When programming is online, ... read more

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