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3 reasons for adding global perspectives to ALL learning areas

The advantage of bringing global perspectives to history, geography, civics and citizenship, humanities, art, drama, physical education, social education, philosophy, literacy-in fact, to all learning areas not defined is being noticed by increasing numbers of educators. 139 more words

Human Rights

My Dog Taught Me How To Deal With Politicians

Mr Moyers, some Conservative Gentlemen to see you … something about balance and liberal bias

How to cope with smoke and mirrors that reflect the political dog-and-pony bait-and-switch anything-but-honesty blowhards. 935 more words

Critical Thinking

Welcome to The Pretty Little Atheist

I’ve been calling myself an atheist since 2006, but my non-religious roots go back a little farther than that. Let me begin by addressing my upbringing: 348 more words


A fun way to introduce graphs in class

I stumbled across Google Trends on the net last year after reading a blog by Jeremy Kritt. I did a project on Trends back in June, and found it a great resource for lessons. 507 more words

Lesson Ideas

Nonfiction: Common Core: "The Sociopath Next Door"

The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout  

Something that has always interested me about people who are charismatic is how often they turn out to be evil. 572 more words

Family Problems


As I sit in class, I day dream about my future, and I do this so often that I live more in the future than I do in the present. 334 more words

I Understand, but I Still Don't Like It!

Doing things the quick and dirty way sets us up with a technical debt, which is similar to a financial debt. Like a financial debt, the technical debt incurs interest payments, which come in the form of the extra effort that we have to do in future development because of the quick and dirty design choice.

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