HOW CAN THEY DEFEND WHAT THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND?

HOW CAN THEY DEFEND WHAT THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND?

Jennifer N. Fenwick, former American History teacher, author, In the Eye of the Storm American History is our worst subject. Our students do not know who they are as Americans.- Dr. William Bennett, author, America: The Last Best Hope Why do I have to learn history? What’s it got to do with me? As an [...]

Teaching: A Two-way Path to Lifelong Learning

Teaching: A Two-way Path to Lifelong Learning

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task. Haim Ginott I left teaching in 2008. As the years pass, I realize that I left a bit of myself there too. In the lives of all the students I taught and in all [...]

Logophile Life

Logophile Life

"The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library."~ Albert Einstein. My students used to tell me I was a nerd. I’d laugh and thank them, taking it as a compliment. I wasn’t ashamed of the fact that I loved books, and words, and writing and research, and well, [...]