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A Brief Outburst, Plagiarism and a Lack of Care

Plagiarism is a serious enough offence to fail a student in an entire course (primary, secondary education) or even expel a student (secondary, post-secondary education). This is because plagiarism is not simply theft (unlawful taking of something belonging to another) but the brazen attempt to pass off the thing in question as one’s own. 762 more words


Forthcoming Paper & Podcast: Towards a Transformative Epistemology of Technology Education

In the midst of what some have labelled a ‘STEM crisis’ (?), I have become increasingly interested in our understanding of the nature of subjects and how this might affect the ways in which they are manifest within policy, curriculum, planning and lesson activity.   374 more words

Secondary Technology Education

Intelligence, Ability & The Expert Learner

This week in “What Future for Education,” the readings and lectures focused on ability and intelligence. We have all had the experience of knowing truly smart people who don’t succeed in school, and who are not considered ‘intelligent,’ by the old definitions: IQ, text scores, or grades in school. 725 more words

Dedication to Education at Bethel College

The following text comprises the notes used to deliver an address to the Bethel College community at the opening convocation of the 2015-2016 academic year on August 19, 2015. 1,297 more words

Education Philosophy

Discoveries at Bethel College

The following text comprises the notes used to deliver an address to the Bethel College Board of Directors on October 8, 2015.

This morning I would like to address two questions: 2,173 more words


A Leadership Philosophy for the Deanship at Bethel College

One may turn to various sources from which to base a philosophy of leadership. A source that has stood the test of time is the New Testament. 1,176 more words

Education Philosophy

Summer Homework for Teachers

When the weather is warm, teachers begin to dream of summer days right alongside our students. Less structured days don’t always add up to more free time, many of us work second jobs during the summer, and have chores and children that need attention after a busy school year. 587 more words