683 examples of Achievement in a sentence
Yeah, well, they're playing video games, and they're gambling online all night long, and they're playing World of Warcraft, and that's affecting their academic achievement."
Democracy is not an overnight achievement; it's a process.
And I found myself looking at the Paralympics and thinking how incredible how technology's been harnessed to prove beyond doubt that disability is no barrier to the highest levels of sporting
It's a uniquely human
What we could not have foreseen was the measurable improvements in behavior, confidence and academic
Now this is a huge
This one that appeared in Science last year, for example, demonstrates that even simple retrieval practice, where students are just supposed to repeat what they already learned gives considerably improved results on various
tests down the line than many other educational interventions.
The mastery-based population was a full standard deviation, or sigma, in
scores better than the standard lecture-based class, and the individual tutoring gives you 2 sigma improvement in performance.
You can see, for example, that the
score almost doubles in this particular experiment.
And that is an amazing
when you think about us growing mustaches.
He probably thought 9/11 was his greatest
How do I raise the self-esteem of a child and his academic
at the same time?
Turns out that grittier kids were significantly more likely to graduate, even when I matched them on every characteristic I could measure, things like family income, standardized
test scores, even how safe kids felt when they were at school.
What schools are encouraged to do is to find out what kids can do across a very narrow spectrum of
It's a real
to put that particular ability out, or to stifle it.
Curiosity is the engine of
He used to talk about the difference between the task and
senses of verbs.
But what we're finding is that the wealthier you are, the more likely you are to pursue a vision of personal success, of
and accomplishment, to the detriment of others around you.
And that's a remarkable
We see it even in the life of the indomitable Arctic explorer Ben Saunders, who tells me that his triumphs are not merely the result of a grand achievement, but of the propulsion of a lineage of near wins.
And when I was 15, a member of my local community approached my parents and wanted to nominate me for a community
I wasn't doing anything that could be considered an
if you took disability out of the equation.
I want to live in a world where we value genuine
for disabled people, and I want to live in a world where a kid in year 11 in a Melbourne high school is not one bit surprised that his new teacher is a wheelchair user.
The Normans’ best-known
was their conquest of England.
It was an
worthy of Mahatma Gandhi, conducted with the shrewdness of a lawyer and the idealism of a saint.
That's a striking
Low body confidence is undermining academic
Not indicators of effort or intention, but real
So this is the high-water mark of human endurance, human endeavor, human athletic
in arguably the harshest climate on Earth.