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Roberts calls for respectful and receptive conversations

Roberts calls for respectful and receptive conversations

Iya Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2017

Head of School Bryn Roberts elaborates on the importance of respectful discussions, especially when disagreement is inevitable.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Students must take action on issues they feel passionately about

STAFF EDITORIAL: Students must take action on issues they feel passionately about

The RubicOnline Staff

November 15, 2016

Students must try to not only discuss issues they care about, but also take action to make a concrete difference.

Judging peers on a lack of knowledge prevents the deepening of conversation

Mari Knudson, In-Depth Editor

March 12, 2015

Students sit around a Harkness table, nervously glancing at each other in silence until a confident few speak up. However, as those few students finish speaking, the conversation dies off for lack of new insights. This common situation often arises after a controversial question is posed in classrooms....

Basis from a conglomerate of elements necessary to further discussion

Diane Huang, Online Editor and Chief

March 12, 2015

It’s that kid again, the one that didn't do the reading yet insists on participating during the class discussion. Few will take this student seriously because they lack knowledge to form an opinion off of. Yet somehow the student manages to speak more than any other participant who actually read the...