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Thoughts on the Upcoming FDP

I haven’t posted much since promising to bring back the blog. I’ve been quite busy developing thoughts and products for my upcoming Faculty Development Program (FDP). 390 more words


Is Our Media Responsible for Millions of Deaths?

The Huffington Post picked this one up too, so please read it on their website. They changed the title from this one, and deleted the following, amazing (but very true) quote from convicted Nazi war criminal Hermann Göring, which I think is worth adding back in here: “Of course the people don’t want war. 109 more words

Try This Back-to-School New School Twist on an Old School Question

Back to school. 

It’s that time of year and students, parents, and merchants are getting ready.

And so are you.

What you do on your opening day sets the tone for your entire school year, and there are plenty of ideas for how to start. 1,581 more words

21st Century Education

Learning: root and action ... critical thinking

Coached a couple young soon-to-be-teachers on this today:
No matter what the discipline:

Find the root of the word you are wrestling with … figure out what that root means. 52 more words


In 1962 the animated cartoon The Jetsons made its debut on our television screens. It depicted the life of a family in the year 2062. Those of us old enough to remember enjoyed watching the daily foibles of George, Jane, Judy, Elroy, and Astro the dog. 575 more words


Freedom of Religion vs. Freedom of Worship

This letter was published in the opinion section of The Standard Speaker newspaper (Hazleton, Pennsylvania) on Thursday, May 8th, 2014.


Americans have been so absorbed with the misadventures of Miley Cyrus, the royal baby, and “ 460 more words

Christian Life