Culture

On Activism

My philosophy towards teaching is that it is a sort of sacrosanct profession. It is something that is too important to take lightly and a teacher should never overstep the bounds of his or her subject. This particular thinking of mine resulted from having, in public (state-funded) schools, my own …

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Required Readings

MOOCs, liberal indoctrination, #charlestonsyllabus, TX BOE chair, King & King controversy, y mas: Required Readings, 06.28.15

Hat tip to School of Doubt’s mother ship, Skepchick, for this article on the role MOOCs are playing in the professional development of educators. Turning Point USA, a conservative activist organization, wants to teach college students how to avoid indoctrination by “liberal professors.” You can view their offerings here. A Brandeis …

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Required Readings

Required Readings: Why Bill Nye the Science Guy wants to debate creationism; No Excuse Schools

Tyrannical schools, Bill Nye explains why he wants to debate creationists, religious indoctrination and more! Good morning everyone! Have a nice Sunday and enjoy your reading! Bill Nye Explains Why He’s Doing Debate On Creationism – basically, creationism should be confronted publicly. Godsmacked: I’m an atheist at a hardcore Christian …

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