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A Typewriter in Every Classroom?

It is Writer’s Week here in New Hampshire, and The New Hampshire Writer’s Project has organized a week-long series of events around the state to help aspiring writers on their journey to the page and beyond. 671 more words


Education is Wasted on the Youth

One of the great lines from the classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” is when a man on his front porch, after listening to a long, meandering conversation between George Banks and his girl as they stroll down the sidewalk, stands to his feet and shouts: “Why don’t you go ahead and kiss her?” Disgusted by George’s verbose-ness while staring at a beautiful young woman, the man concludes, “Youth is wasted on the wrong people.” 532 more words


Teaching with Technology

I am always amazed at the things I take for granted in life. We have taught our children to do things that most adults still cannot do: type, create presentations, do research, navigate the internet, ask questions then answer for themselves and each other. 677 more words

Random But Real

My Comments On Geography-themed Writing Assignments

Below, I have provided the word-for-word Announcement I posted to Canvas today to convey some thoughts to my 100-level World Geography class. I post my Announcements here, on my blog, to see if people agree with me, to and show an example of an Announcement, as I am frequently looking for good examples of communicating with students. 613 more words


In which I wonder whether you can teach someone how to write a novel

I spent the weekend here:

That’s part of the Farncombe Estate in the Cotswolds where I had the pleasure of leading a tutored novel writing retreat, with the awesome… 797 more words


The OUP Bioscience Education Summit at Ulster University

The Jordanstown campus of Ulster University was the venue in September for the national Bioscience Education Summit, an annual two day event that draws together academic teaching practitioners in the bioscience discipline from various institutions throughout the UK.   245 more words

Teaching & Education

When Students Are Ready To Listen

Tonight, I had an interesting conversation with a college drop-out. She is young so she still has a chance at a decent future for herself. This young lady will have a decent future for herself when she is ready to listen. 2,330 more words