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Climate change is real. Now, let’s debate what to do about it.

Posted Jan. 19, 2017, at 10:55 a.m. Last modified Jan. 19, 2017, at 11:43 a.m. President-elect Donald Trump has claimed that “ nobody really knows” whether climate change is real….


Three top tips to help your students learn to take an objective approach

Last October, I sat in a school in the North of England, not far from where I grew up, debating the use of mobile phones with a set of 13 year olds. 796 more words


I've got the answer...

Ask me anything.  I’ve got the answer.

That’s what many people believe.  And by that I mean, they believe they have the answer to everything that is posed to them.  919 more words


Drug Me America

Have a headache? Here’s your daily dose of Motrin. Bad anxiety? Here’s some Xanax. Depression? Sinequan. Chronic pain? Oxycodone. Name a problem, and there’s a chemical cocktail waiting for you on some shelf somewhere. 665 more words


Skills Learned in Debate

I love the world of speech and debate. I love the tournaments. I love seeing the students all dressed up in their professional attire and walking from room to room, presenting their different speeches.   1,240 more words




What is the purpose of education? What approaches to teaching result in the most learning? What types of teacher evaluation systems truly benefit the teacher, and subsequently, the school community? 184 more words

Madonna, A Well Deserved Role Model for Women?

“If you’re a girl, you have to play the game.”  That’s what Madonna said when she picked up the “Woman of the Year” award for the Billboard Music 2016. 711 more words