Category Archives: Teaching

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 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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Don’t Reduce Educational Support

It seems to me… “Education is a progressive discovery of your own ignorance.”  ~ Will Durant. Everyone believes the U.S. education system needs improvement.  Still, nothing ever changes and our system continues its decline when compared to other nations.  How … Continue reading

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Math Is Hard…

This originally was written in response to comments made to a Facebook posting by my granddaughter that “Math is hard”.  As one of my degrees is in mathematics, I obviously do not share that opinion. It seems to me… “The … Continue reading

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The Future of Writing

It seems to me… Rather than writing using cursives, I tend to print everything using only large or small capital letters.  In this, I’ve noticed, I am not unique.  In spite of being taught the “proper” way to write in … Continue reading

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Enhancing Higher Education

It seems to me… It certainly isn’t any secret that our nation’s educational system is in trouble. The three-yearly OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report, basically an affordability study which can be … Continue reading

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