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To Those Who Believe In Ideas

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Contrary to what many think – it is not action, it is not money, it is not the vote which makes this world a better place. It is the interchange of ideas, the free flow of ideas. In light of the death of Aaron Schwartz, I’m glad others are looking deeply at the protectionist academic […]

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The Art of Questioning….

{this is part of the “Captive Mind” series of blog posts – publishing online and de-commercializing thought.] ———— Teaching and the Art of  Questioning [Also see this post .   Download:   Teaching and the Art of questioning handouts] Developing the art of questioning can be as simple as practicing. It is with practice that we […]

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Co-Teaching: General Guidelines and Procedures

{this is part of the “Captive Mind” series of blog posts – publishing online and decommercializing thought.]    DOWNLOAD THIS Co-teaching: Benefits, Problems, Solutions “When one teaches, two learn” “I can’t say it works everywhere but it works for me and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Is it easy? NOPE! It took a lot of […]

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Educational Philosophy – a dialogue between Plato, Dewey and Marx

{this is part of the “Captive Mind” series of blog posts – publishing online and decommercializing thought.] This piece of reflection was inspired by a former professor of mine – Dr. Gerald Gutek, professor of education, Loyola University and author of many books on educational philosophy ( I highly recommend his A History of Western […]

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More on “The Captive Mind”

Please read the original post for backdrop to this “video” blog entry. Sorry for the spontaneity, but I like to do this without any retakes and make it “real”. Here it is ….

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The “disabled” language learner

English Language Learners and Learning Disabilities   Considerations and Recommendations for Effective Remediation D. Deubelbeiss [see this post for more - here. / Also this post is a reply to this post- The Captive Mind] “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to […]

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The Captive Mind …..

I grew up on a farm, always outside, always with dirt under my finger nails and a pulse that mistrusted intellectuals. Pencil pushers we called them. This despite the fact I always had my head in a book when time would be so kind, this despite my own “airs” and pseudo intellectual pretensions. As I […]

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The Teenaged Language Learner

  Teenage Second Language Learning Why they are different and why that matters [see  my workshop materials for teaching teens - here. / Also this post is a reply to this post- The Captive Mind] The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.                         […]

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