Creating and sustaining a culture at a school, should be grounded in a purpose. Facts, test schools and information seem to be the drive of our secondary schools for the moment, perhaps after a few more decades it will be another focus. 799 more words
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Agbéyìnkùlé-gbóhùn ní b’ara è nínú jé (One that spies, saddens himself).
This is quite true. Agbéyìnkùlé-Gbóhùn (one who listens from behind) is non other than a spy who thinks he is spying on others to know what they are saying about him, whereas he is spying on himself. 87 more words
Trynna contrive the magic of artistic power through Othello: My presentation on Shakespeare's classic (including occasional commentary and reactions from my class)
This is a follow up to my recent post about playing the race card in my Shakespeare class. I played that race card to secure a slot presenting Othello against a mediocre white boy and my post sparked some interest in reading and hearing about my presentation. 4,960 more words
Conservatism in the sense in which I use the term refers to an attitude or disposition that rejects ideology (all-encompassing systems of normative theory and institutionalized practices that drive policy towards idealized or utopian ends) and radicalism or extremism (the quality of holding fanatical, severe, or drastic views). 134 more words
The Liberal arts are defined from the Latin, as the “freeing arts.” Dr. Brad Birzer states in the essay below, “The liberal arts must also embrace and engage, at a fundamental level, the faculty of imagination. 1,477 more words