Required Readings

Screening for suicide, UWisconsin woes, Wikipedia in the classroom, and correctional system education: Required Readings, 03.29.16

A security product for school computers also flags web activity that may indicate suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Weakened faculty governance, the virtual destruction of tenure, and slashed budgets led to a $9 million effort to retain faculty researchers at the University of Wisconsin A collection of articles on using Wikipedia as a teaching tool. …

School yard bully kicking a ball at three others
CultureEducationPop Quiz

Pop Quiz: Thoughtless Cruelty

Bullying is a part of human existence.  Don’t get me wrong it’s a crappy part, but it is still a part.  As a teacher in a school I have seen a small spectrum of bullying behavior from friends teasing each other to the “popping” books so that the holder drops …