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Cultural Literacy: Populism

I’ve used this locution far too often lately, but nonetheless, let me say that now seems like a good time to post this Cultural Literacy exercise on… 42 more words

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Cultural Literacy: Police State

Now seems like an apt time to post this Cultural Literacy worksheet on the concept of a police state.

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Cultural Literacy: Schism

On a bright, cool morning in Springfield, Vermont, I offer you this Cultural Literacy worksheet on schism. By their senior year at the very least, this is a word and concept high school students really ought to know. 40 more words

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The flow of bad ideas in education...

Like something seen through bad glass, the liquid form of an idea can be tricky to discern. And, like flowing water, it’s course can be both corrosive and beautiful. 1,708 more words

Learning

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


TheBreakaway | BreakawayConciousness
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

News

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,

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