Ever since I heard about #TLAP (Teach Like A Pirate), by Dave Burgess, I’ve been thinking. What can I do to capture my students’ attention on day 1? 222 more words
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Join the Great Debate: Should we have pets in our classrooms?
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Swanson, J. (2013). “The president has been shot”. New York: Scholastic Press. p. 274.
In November 1963, an event occurred that changed many American lives. The president of the United States of America was shot as he rode in a limousine on his way to a luncheon in Dallas, Texas. 177 more words
Almost a year ago, I commented on William Faulkner’s Nobel speech. I focused on how the sprawl of our lives–the pressure to be available around the clock, the leveling and spreading of our intentions–tends to break down our sense of sanctity (broadly defined),* and how, without a sense of sanctity, we lose touch with what he calls the “old verities.” Today I would like to comment on a different aspect of his speech: the “problems of the human heart in conflict with itself.” I begin, though, with a change of direction. 1,042 more words