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Some Common Assumptions of Education

December 30, 2012


Post #3 on Earl C. Kelley’s Education for What is Real. I’ve returned to this list of Kelley’s assumptions several times every year of my teaching career, just to check in, to see if I’ve changed my mind about these ideas, and to continually challenge myself to remain thoughtful. (For the record, it’s not the […]

Education for What Is Real #2: The Book’s Argument

December 25, 2012


I’m a first paragraph guy. After that, I’m willing to forgive a lot of flaws, but for me that first paragraph is like the feel of a handshake or a first kiss: it is pure revelation–of character and sensibility and intent. Not that it needs to be perfect, or even start-to-finish good, but it needs […]