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Category Archives: The information age
Earlier this week was the 75th anniversary of “A date which will live in infamy” as President Franklin D. Roosevelt described the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in the U.S territory of Hawaii. The fact that the United States was … Continue reading
As the facilitator circled the table asking the typical questions, such as “Where are you from?” and “What do you do?” I felt like I was being a bit oppositional. If I admitted to being born in Indiana, anyone who … Continue reading
After watching a fifth grader standing confident before a class full of peers and parents to deliver a poised speech on Oklahoma, I got to watch my own son mumble through a presentation on Maryland. Now, his was actually more organized, including economy, … Continue reading
The move to on-line degrees in higher education has been occurring since the beginning of the twenty first century and predictions abound that this will happen for almost all college courses, by the time the pandemic subsides. Currently e-learning is … Continue reading
While working with the development of a secondary language arts and literature curriculum, I had a co-worker say “If you don’t live by the 6 + 1 trait writing model, we are not going to get along.” At the time … Continue reading
“To cheat or not to cheat, that is the question Whether ’tis nobler to in the mind to suffer The sleepless nights of outrageous homework Or to take arms against a … Continue reading
A few years ago, my daughter and I visited the National Portfolio day in Dallas. Over fifty leading art colleges were present to review students’ art work – a sort of hotbed of the creative future. My daughter quickly realized … Continue reading