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Required Readings, 26 November 2013

Good morning, everyone! I’m back from my brief storm-induced hiatus, and I bring some articles for you to peruse on this Tuesday morning.   -A new book posits that the U.S. educational system should view Japan’s as a cautionary tale (via Dan). -This article advocates for doing away with the …

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Required Readings, 12 November 2013

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Here are some interesting articles for you to peruse:   -President of the student body at a Christian university in Oregon declares that he’s an atheist. -A school in Wisconsin rejects teaching evolution in its science curriculum. -State finances are improving, but more public universities are capping …

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Required Readings, 17 September 2013

Good morning! Here is a grab-bag of articles for today’s Required Readings: -Atheists in London set up a “godless congregation,” expand to broadcast services in other cities. -Rachel Held Evans tells atheists that she won’t think Richard Dawkins speaks for all atheists… so long as atheists don’t think that Pat …

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Required Readings, 25 August 2013

God smites Creation Museum worker (he was probably gay), religious education doesn’t make children more intelligent and other news today in your Required Readings. Good morning everyone, have a nice read and enjoy your Sunday! TURKEY: Is it possible to manifest religion or belief in teaching and education? – it would …

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Required Readings, 20 August 2013

Good morning, everyone! Here are your Tuesday Required Readings: -The U.S. is failing to explore how other nations deal with student loan debt. -Ken Ham says that evolution can’t be debunked with reason. -A lawsuit says that, among other things, Palm Beach County schools are not teaching evolution properly. -Women, …

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Required Readings, 11 August 2013

Good morning, everyone! I’m currently attending a conference on STEM education in D.C., hence my taking over the Sunday Required Readings. I’ll be back to posting on Tuesday next week. In honor of this conference, today’s Required Readings links are all focused on science education. I hope you will find …

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Required Readings, 28 July 2013

One more reason to mock Westboro Baptist Church, how to prevent religious education to turn into indoctrination and much more on our Sunday RR. Have a nice day and enjoy your reading! Belief in Evolution Up Since 2004 – evolution is real, and societies evolve as well. Westboro Baptist Church …

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Required Readings, 23 July 2013

Good morning, everyone! Here are some interesting articles for you to peruse: -Education officials in Rhode Island, Kentucky, Kansas, Maryland, and Vermont have approved science standards that recommend teaching evolution and climate-change well before high school. –A survey conducted for the Australian Academy of Science shows that one in eleven …

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Required Readings, 16 July 2013

Good morning, fellow skeptical educators! Here is your Tuesday Required Readings post. I hope these articles will be of some interest to you. -Colorado State University-Global Campus offered credit to students who took a MOOC, but in the year since that announcement no students have taken them up on the …

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Required Readings, 7 July 2013

Good morning everyone! I’ll start the day off with some nice tidbits of information I hope will be interesting for everyone. A psychic actually won a fraud trial, alternative medicine attracts many Africans (but not only them of course), and the USA’s struggle to teach evolution. The art of science …

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