Required Readings

Required Readings, 1 September 2013

Buddhism=atheism in India, banning of veils in education and more in today’s Required Readings. Good morning everyone, have a nice day and enjoy the reading! Pray, what wrong did I do, asks atheist teacher – more like buddhist, guess the atheist=buddhist says a lot of the intolerance going on. Should the …

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Required Readings

Required Readings, 6 August 2013

Good morning, fellow skeptics and educators! Here are some required readings to get you through the day:   -Mississippi lags behind the rest of the country when it comes to science teaching and education. -On being an open atheist in the Arab world. -A study indicates that professors will delay …

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The Atheist Academic

The Atheist Academic: Standing Up for Yourself!

Recently, one of my fellow atheist educators asked the following question:  During a faculty meeting, we were doing a positive things session about each other and our principal was quoting scripture, prefaced by, “I hope this doesn’t offend anyone.” I said nothing. How would you have handled it? This is …

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The Atheist Academic

The Atheist Academic: Coming Out At School

Q: How do you deal with your atheism as a teacher? Do you tell coworkers, parents and students, or do you just keep it to yourself? For the first semester at my current job, I was really quiet. I talked to the kids, of course, and I made awkward conversation, …

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“Shut up and Let the Christians have their moment!”

There are many things that we, as teachers, have working against us. There are antiquated systems and people who don’t give us respect. There are state standards and angry parents and students who just don’t care. But, just to make our job even more complicated, there are also legislators who …

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