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Philosophy of Education

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Field of Dreams: If you build it, he (they) will come…

In the day and age of technology, a great deal of information is readily available. There are many ‘answers’ out there just waiting to be accessed but sometimes the answers are not as important as the questions, of which I have several for all the pros here. After you build the school(s) of your dreams, … Continue reading

20 Years in Trenches, What Keeps Me Going

7000 High School students drop out each day, one dropout every 26 second.  Averaged nation wide that is 30% of all students, and in some large urban centers this rate is over 50%.[1] In 1991, I graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a degree in Political Science.  As most graduates with a … Continue reading

Personal Creeds and Philosophies of the Right Kind of Education.

This week we are asking the question “How can teachers have a bigger influence on education reformation?” During the week we have seen different ways this question can be answered. Casey on Wednesday reminded us we need to “Promote Reform and Yourself Without Censorship…” I agree whole heartily to Casey’s statement. I want to add, … Continue reading

Education for Sane Planetary Citizenship

Education needs to be for the development of profoundly sane personalities. It is nothing less that will bring about the environmental restoration and rejuvenation necessary to avoid the worst of possible scenarios. It is nothing less that will bring about an end to armed conflict. It is nothing less that will be able to confront the problems yet to be known. Continue reading

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