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No Place to Hide: Back to the Future via 1975 ...

No Place to Hide (2014) gelezen. Bijna volledig eens met Patrick Martins recensie op WSWS.org. Zoals ik net ‘tweette':

Finished @ggreenwald's No Place to etc.

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Actuele Opmerkingen

Common Core In-Sync with American Humanist Association’s 10 Guiding Principles for Teaching Values

By Danette Clark

(Updated — originally posted June 28, 2013)

For those who still deny the secular progressive agenda behind the Common Core State Standards, the American Humanist Association (AHA) provides a nice little check-list of ‘guiding principles’ they believe should be taught to all children in all schools. 457 more words


Curriculum & Instruction Design

HOPE Principle O and P -”Offering an organized and challenging curriculum” and “Practice effective teaching: inquiry, planning, instruction & assessment are the standards that this course, Curriculum and Instruction Design, is most relevant and impacting. 1,653 more words


Who Founded Pragmatism?

Fascinating and amusing discussion. Good to see the likes of Joseph Margolis and Richard Bernstein despite my substantive disagreement with them on the relativism front.

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Is Humanism a Religion?

Like other difficult questions, there are no clear answers to the old debate of whether or not Humanism is a religion.  Here the crux of the problem seems to stem from from the question itself using fuzzy terms.   1,766 more words


Welcome to Autumn Term!

Welcome to a new term at Mitchell!
Here’s hoping we all have a wonderful semester.
Stay tuned for event announcements, news updates, and more.

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Motivational Mondays

Liberalism and Social Action, John Dewey V

The second of Dewey’s points is ‘individualism’ although not in the sense of classical liberalism. He rightly pin-points the atomistic and essentialist nature of older individualist ideas which posited the individual as something ready-made, out-of-the-packet, but he misconstrues the pedagogical background of that conception of the individual in favour of his own re-configuration, 541 more words