Tag Archives: Education

We’re all to Blame

The 2008 financial crisis was felt globally.  Prior to the crisis, for years, stock prices and real estate values had climbed.  This was due because of complex investments that were backed by mortgages whose value dropped. This contributed to a … Continue reading

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Chalk

Every year or so there’s an article published somewhere in America that seeks to solve the Education Problem. Usually it appears in an outlet that is sufficiently serious enough to lend weight to the claim that “Families are falling apart,” … Continue reading

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Thinking with Words

A while ago I posted about the way that we think using images. It’s one recent piece of writing that I’m particularly proud of. It was particularly timely for me because it grew out of some reading that I had … Continue reading

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The Great Moral Dilemma of Our Time

In my class, my students just read “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin, and to facilitate class discussion I asked my students to write a paragraph at the beginning of class answering the question, “Which is more valuable: … Continue reading

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