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Book Review: Twelve Nation-The Book of Epoch by Michael Reiss and Walter Timoshenko

The Twitter-verse is one I’m still learning about.  I guess I underestimate how easily you can search up someone there or connect with other similar bloggers because when a new follower, Michael Reiss sent me a direct message asking if I’d like to review his novel, I was thinking if this was a joke. 496 more words

Postaday

How Science Works (UK curriculum)

The phrase ‘How science works’ (HSW) was introduced into the national curriculum in 2006, making an appearance in the revision of key stage 4. The national curriculum was revisited for key sage 3 in 2008 and the term ‘How Science Works’ was again introduced also. 243 more words

Education

The National Curriculum: what’s the point of it all?

 Michael J Reiss and John White

After Michael Gove’s announcement last week that English Baccalaureate Certificates (EBCs) have been abandoned and that GCSEs will carry on, some might assume that the debate about the school curriculum has, temporarily at least, gone away. 585 more words

Teaching, Learning, Curriculum & Assessment

Richard Dawkins and Accelerated Christian Education

In part 2 of Richard Dawkins’ 2006 documentary The Root of All Evil, Dawkins visits Phoenix Acadamy, an ACE school in London, and interviews its head teacher, … 1,900 more words

Fundamentalism

Accelerated Christian Education on BBC Radio 4

In 2010 I was asked to speak to BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Programme about Accelerated Christian Education.

Here’s the segment that went out (it’s a little over five minutes long): 481 more words

Fundamentalism

Latest of 30 Guilty of Not Reporting to the IRS = What happened to one man who didn't report his FBAR

This post is from the United States Department of Justice website.

I emphasize that this individual, Michael Reiss, WAS AND IS NOT AN EXPAT. 1,014 more words

FBAR

Atheists are the intolerant ones

BBC news ran a story on 9/20/08 about a controversy erupting in Britain over some comments about creation.  Michael Reiss, Royal Society director of education, stated that simply telling students who believe in creation that they are wrong shuts down communication and teaching.  341 more words

Evolution