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Book Review: Cultural Literacy - What Every American Needs To Know by E.D. Hirsch, Jr


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Zy Marquiez
July 22, 201

Cultural Literacy by E.D. Hirsch is a sobering look into some of the reasons why public schooling in America has been spiraling downwards for the last few decades.  713 more words

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Not All Reading Is Equal

We often hear about how important it is for children to develop a love of reading. But like so many statements about education, a vital ingredient is missing from this apparently laudable aspiration. 241 more words

Teaching

Cultural Literacy: Dyslexia

Here is a short Cultural Literacy exercise on dyslexia to complement some other readings and worksheets posted below on cognition and learning,

If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. 28 more words

Worksheets

Cultural Literacy: Right of Privacy

Now seems like a perfect time to post a Cultural Literacy worksheet on the right of privacy.

If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. 28 more words

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Cultural Literacy: Xenophobia

Here, for what I assume are obvious reasons besides a complement to the worksheet on the Greek word root xen/o (foreign) I posted a couple of days ago, is  46 more words

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Liberated by Cognitive Science

Understanding the essentials of cognitive architecture is a wonderfully liberating thing. So many of our misconceptions about education, our own and our pupils’, can be laid to rest. 685 more words

Teaching

Cultural Literacy: Totalitarianism

If you can use  a Cultural Literacy worksheet on totalitarianism, click on that hyperlink and one, in Microsoft Word format, will download onto your desktop. 40 more words

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