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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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The Reverse American Breakfast

As school was getting back into session, I’m sure there were plenty of parents out there who just opened the cabinets, placed a bowl on the counter, and filled it with cereal and milk. Too busy. Kids satisfied. But nutritionally lacking … 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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