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July 17, 2018

Bad Language in the Classroom

There are differences in use of offensive language--centered around the content of the point the speaker is trying to make. Still, I am appalled (as a teacher, especially) by the degradation of language in public discourse. Before we start selectively shaming folks, I think we should look at root causes.

December 14, 2017

Why We Need Hygge Classrooms in America

As a nation, we have linked simple human well-being to wealth, and sealed it with the tamper-proof cap of low opportunity.

October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! Be Playful and Artistic in School on Holidays

Dressing up and playing (often challenging) "scary" music is good curricular and instructional practice. It encourages young adolescents to be kids again in an increasingly frightening adult world—playful and artistic, sharing their burgeoning talents with their community.

June 29, 2017

Self-Esteem Is Not a Hoax

The self-esteem egg comes before the integrity, courage and patriotism chicken, not to mention academic skills and knowledge. It's hard for students to build character and resilience when they have no self-concept. It's hard for them to learn, when they don't trust themselves or believe in their own capacity.

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