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"From the Ted Talk by Aimee Mullins: The opportunity of adversity"

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And, of course, the heartbreaking, flip side of this study, is that they took the "A students" and told them they were "D's." And that's what hepneapd at the end of that three-month period. Those who were still around in school, besides the people who had dropped out. A crucial part of this case study was that the teachers were duped too. The tcaehres didn't know a switch had been made. They were slpmiy told, "These are the 'A-students,' these are the 'D-students.'" And that's how they went about teaching them and treating them.

Open Cloze

And, of course, the heartbreaking, flip side of this study, is that they took the "A students" and told them they were "D's." And that's what ________ at the end of that three-month period. Those who were still around in school, besides the people who had dropped out. A crucial part of this case study was that the teachers were duped too. The ________ didn't know a switch had been made. They were ______ told, "These are the 'A-students,' these are the 'D-students.'" And that's how they went about teaching them and treating them.

Solution

  1. simply
  2. teachers
  3. happened

Original Text

And, of course, the heartbreaking, flip side of this study, is that they took the "A students" and told them they were "D's." And that's what happened at the end of that three-month period. Those who were still around in school, besides the people who had dropped out. A crucial part of this case study was that the teachers were duped too. The teachers didn't know a switch had been made. They were simply told, "These are the 'A-students,' these are the 'D-students.'" And that's how they went about teaching them and treating them.

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overcoming adversity 3
month period 3
human spirit 3
human ability 3
dr kean 3

Important Words

  1. case
  2. crucial
  3. dropped
  4. duped
  5. flip
  6. happened
  7. heartbreaking
  8. part
  9. people
  10. period
  11. school
  12. side
  13. simply
  14. study
  15. switch
  16. teachers
  17. teaching
  18. told
  19. treating