Category Archives: Teach the Willing

Being Taught vs. Being Told

I approach the teaching of critical thinking in a slightly different manner than many instructors. In my composition courses, we don’t have time to cover everything I would like to cover about critical thinking techniques, but I embed ways to practice … Continue reading

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Cowspiracy: Now on Netflix

Cowspriacy takes a long look at animal agriculture, and Kip and Keegan go on a journey to find out how and why so few are talking about the issue. Their moniker is “the film that environmental organizations don’t want you to see!” … Continue reading

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A Phrase to Save You Unneeded Stress

Below is a phrase that I think I came up with, but I’m sure I’ve put it together and/or partially stolen it from various folks out in the world of “those-trying-to-navigate-this-crazy-life,” and as far as I can remember, I don’t think … Continue reading

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Combat Sport vs. Real Violence

One of my favorite websites and podcasts is The Art of Manliness. Brett McKay is the founder of the site and host of the podcast. Over the past couple / few years, I’ve learned and put into practice so much from … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Podcasting

Here is a link to a post on one of my other blogs: Couple Questions Answered on Fitness Podcasts The main reason I’m linking this to Teach the Willing is to encourage anyone and everyone to explore the content available … Continue reading

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John Holt and Teaching Reading

As a human, I’ve always loved reading – well, I guess not always, but most of the time. I feel it is one of the things that can free us from the confines of what others want and/or force us … Continue reading

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Factory Education vs. Improvisation

Not long ago, I was just finishing up a consultation in our college’s writing center when one of my former students, Noah, turned from a computer screen and greeted me.  Noah was a dedicated student in my class, and from … Continue reading

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