Tag Archives: K through 12

What Would Socrates Say?

I have attended many classes in my seven decades of life, twelve years of primary school, four of college and the equivalent of two for post-graduate.  Maybe that is enough to have an opinion about the notion that education is … Continue reading

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Bowling For Brains

Anson Burlingame, who has actual experience teaching in the Joplin school system, has once again questioned the quality of American education and bravely challenged school board applicants to address problems realistically.   I too have addressed the topic in previous … Continue reading

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Skinning Cats

Yesterday I commented on a post by Anson Burlingame on the subject of education in America.  The gist of my opinion on what’s wrong with it was that our system fails to engage parents well and, more importantly, fails to … Continue reading

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