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My Resignation Letter

Dear Administrators, Superintendent, et al.:

This is my official resignation letter from my English teaching position.

I’m sad to be leaving a place that has meant so much to me. 986 more words

Education Reformation

jamesrovira reblogged this on James Rovira and commented:

Fabulous letter. And it's not just about Common Core standards, but about administrative responses to them. The fundamental brokenness of our system comes from the fact that the people making decisions about our educational system actually know nothing about educating students.

Yes there are good economists: Ha-Joon Chang author of “23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism”

Check out Ha-Joon Chang’s RSA talk about his “23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism.”  It’s an excellent book that manages to be entertaining while preserving analytical depth and should be read by anybody interested in economics: 3,989 more words
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Liverpool University Press Goes Open Access

Big news: Liverpool University Press has now made their journals open access. Much love and appreciation to them. Here is an index of journals:

http://liverpool.metapress.com/home/main.mpx

Higher Education

The essays of Gay Talese

Published by Readings Monthly, April 2014. Read the full piece at Readings.com.au

In a 2009 interview with the Paris Review, American non-fiction writer Gay Talese described his unorthodox approach to reporting for the  155 more words

Adam Curley

Peer Reviewed Article 1: Rhetorical Empathy in the Writing Classroom by Erin Kunz

Rhetorical Empathy in the Writing Classroom

by Erin Kunz

When developing a college composition course, content and methodology are always important considerations, but as instructors we also must consider how we can develop good practices in order to foster an intellectual environment. 3,318 more words

Best Practice Pieces