Category Archives: Teach

“Classical” Literature

It seems to me…. “Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on.” ~ David Brin[1]. I’ve always enjoyed reading but never have adapted to … Continue reading

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Low Educational Attainment

It seems to me…. “Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.” ~ Solomon Ortiz[1]. In the most recent PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) report, U.S. students … Continue reading

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Educational Value

It seems to me…. “It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.” ~ Norman Cousins[1]. The … Continue reading

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Education and Testing

It seems to me…. “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” ~ John Cotton Dana. The U.S. system of education and training is inadequate in the new global environment. Technology by itself is not the panacea to educational … Continue reading

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Academic Texts

It seems to me… “There has been so much recent talk of progress in the areas of curriculum innovation and textbook revision that few people outside the field of teaching understand how bad most of our elementary school materials still … Continue reading

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Educational Possibilities

It seems to me… “When I looked at the addictive qualities of video games and how they captivate people’s attention, I decided to try the same technology for enhancing well-being.” ~ Deepak Chopra. Everyone acknowledges the necessity of educational improvement. … Continue reading

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Educational Technology

It seems to me… “The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.”  ~ John F. Kennedy. There has been relatively little change in teaching methodology since the introduction of the blackboard in 1801.  Teachers … Continue reading

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