Category Archives: Pedagogy

The Age of American Unreason

The Age of American Unreason By Susan Jacoby, 2009 Jacoby writes about anti-intellectualism in America. She was inspired by the book Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter, which was published in 1963. Jacoby points out that more than half … Continue reading

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Goblins

 January 6, 2014 Goblins Goblins have gained entry into my week—first, through the Dean Koontz 1987 novel Twilight Eyes and then through Kate Locke’s series The Immortal Empire. What are Goblins exactly? They are little creatures related to Brownies and … Continue reading

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Academic Attitude

October 2, 2008 Academic Attitude I want to know to know why modern academics feel that anything remotely positive is naïve or flaky?  This week I read the book Top Secret by Robert M Price.  I knew that I’d probably … Continue reading

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Pesher

October 23, 2007 Pesher  A pesherist is particularly concerned with the accuracy of language.  Assumption is dangerous, therefore a great care must be taken to interpret as precisely as possible.  Errors are often made and so much has been lost … Continue reading

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Students, Staff Learning To Adjust

Students, staff learning to adjust November 14, 1989 By Cari Gilkison, Special to the Globe      Each new year, new students enter Shelby Classrooms and face adjustments to a foreign environment. School officials can help students ease into their … Continue reading

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Pitfals of Pedagogy

  The Pitfalls of Pedagogy The old adage is, “Those who can, do, those who can’t, teach.” That saying couldn’t be more wrong.  Teaching is not easy, so don’t let anyone tell you different.  Sometimes it can be overwhelming.  Other … Continue reading

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