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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 Tennessee, I got to watch my own son mumble through a presentation on Maryland. Now, his was actually more organized, including economy, … Continue reading
In higher education, the “weed-out classes,” freshman year classes that aim eliminate students that cannot survive a rigorous major, may not contribute to what a student needs for the current degree in science and technology fields. Often these classes are based … 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
Recently I took my daughter to National Portfolio day in Dallas, where over 50 leading art colleges were present to review students’ art work – a sort of hotbed of creative students. My daughter quickly realized that while considered extremely … Continue reading