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Students Place at Elk's Essay Four of Gooden’s students won prizes in the Elk's Americanism Essay Contest! Congratulations to our Middle School students! Two student...
Gooden students Win MLK Essay Splendid writing comes from a willingness to choose words carefully, to be intentional with them, and to be patient as an editor. Gooden is known for ...

The Season of Purposeful Repetitive Repetition

December 16 2021

So – what might Serena Williams, Robert Plant, Nelson Mandela, Marie Curie, Bruce Lee, Beyoncé,  Mahatma Gandhi, Maya Angelou, Martha Graham, Yo-Yo Ma, Albert Einstein, Billie Eilish, Tom Brady, Michelle Obama, and Aristotle have in common?  

They are all on the record emphasizing the value and importance of the discipline of engaging in the "purposeful repetitive repetition" of specific actions, language, behaviors, thoughts, and emotions.   

Often called "practicing," or "rehearsing," or "tra [...]

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