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EDU 6120 "Search for Meaning" Module 5

The “American Education” lecture and the “Education in America” reading have great meaning for me personally as an aspiring educator. Learning about Horace Mann and his six propositions serve as important information about where these ideas that are still engrained in education today came from. 458 more words

Fall of the New Math in the US : Hey Euclid, let's be friend again!

After reading the previous post, it shouldn’t be difficult to imagine how much critics bombarded the reform since its very beginning.

Teachers were angry because they had to get out from their comfort zone and teach something totally new. 781 more words


Did Moscow control the National Unemployed Workers' Movement in Interwar Britain?

I’ve been reading Nigel West’s book Mask, which recounts MI5’s surveillance of the Communist Party of Great Britain. It’s a rum old book, and West is an odd character, but I was given it, and it tells a good story. 578 more words


George Orwell and adult learning

George Orwell is well known as a novelist and journalist, and as a democratic socialist. I’ve never given much thought to his involvement in adult education until recently, when I picked up a copy of… 681 more words