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Stop Asking Them To Do Your Job

There is a commercial that has been playing for Fred Meyer Jewelers over the past few days when I listen to Spotify that has really bothered me. The commercial, a mother’s day advertisement, has a child fawning over his mother, … Continue reading

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Writing The Quiet Part Out Loud

One of the split sermons we had at services yesterday was one that struck me as particularly interesting in its approach because it indicated something I have long tended to find as a worthwhile approach to research, and that is … Continue reading

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On The Pitfalls Of Implicit Learning

It has long been recognized that making learning fun and enjoyable is one of the most surefire ways of improving education. Yet although there are a great many games which promote themselves as educational, many of them are less enjoyable … Continue reading

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On Knowledge As Property

I was reading an article today by Ben Stein and I was struck by his discussion of education as an important and often primary source of capital. His discussion was focused mainly on the politics of education and the way … Continue reading

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What Man Is And What We Ought To Be

In order to have a proper understanding of a great many matters in life, it is important that we have an idea of who we are as people. A great many conflicts that may seem to some cynical souls as … Continue reading

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How Shall The Young Direct Their Way?

Normally we tend to think of education as something that happens to the young. People opine about the school-prison industrial complex where failures to socialize in school lead people to engage in behavior that leads to a far less educational … Continue reading

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Bringing It All Home

One of the themes that I appreciate about the messages of this particular Feast of Tabernacles, and one that was especially in evidence in the final message yesterday (as I write this just before breakfast) was the need to bring … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading, Writing, And Racism

Reading, Writing, And Racism: Disrupting Whiteness in Teacher Education And In The Classroom, by Bree Picower I would like to begin this review with a thought experiment. I have taken perhaps the most egregious passage of this book and will … Continue reading

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The Ministry Of Rebukes: A Discussion Of Correction In The Bible: Part Two

Before we go too much further into the subject of the ministry of rebukes, it is important to know what is meant in the Bible by rebuke and correction. The classic verse justifying this is 2 Timothy 3:16-17, which reads: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading To Make A Difference

Reading To Make A Difference: Using Literature To Help Students Speak Freely, Think Deeply, And Take Action, by Lester L. Laminack and Katie Kelly This book really made me upset, because it demonstrated the absence of moral and intellectual soundness … Continue reading

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