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Teleology + Wikis = Classwide Collaborative Essays

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Teleology is basically the study of how everything fits, from top to bottom, within a system. Since I’m a “big picture” kind of guy, I tend to present topics or units to my students from the bird’s eye view and … Continue reading

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An Educator’s 4th of July Thoughts

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Two perpetual elements of American society, that are also richly analogous, are baseball and education.  Baseball is a game of individuals, but those individual players must win as a team.  The game is played as a competition not only against … Continue reading

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The Incomplete Constitution

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The Constitution is the greatest protector of rights ever penned by man’s hands. Simply by being a written Constitution, the document professes to be a touch-stone of liberty. Like a rulebook, if you want to know if someone is cheating … Continue reading

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Do “you” really exist?

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This discussion can be found at this TouchCast link… Keep in mind that if you view this in Google Chrome, you can actually interact with the links and images I place in this video. http://www.touchcast.com/thrasymachus/Do-U-Exist—A-Thought-Experiment The following is an outline … Continue reading

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