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STUDENT’S BROKEN MORAL COMPASSES

The pressures of national academic standards have pushed character education out of the classroom. A few months ago, I presented the following scenario to my junior English students: Your boyfriend or girlfriend has committed a felony, during which other people were badly harmed. Should you or should you not turn him or her into the police...

IF YOU DON’T REMOVE ROAD BLOCKS, YOU ARE A ROAD BLOCK

Star performers never say the following: “I thought everyone knew about it” – This is typical response of non-performers to ensure that no one is accountable. “I thought someone else going to do it” – This is a great justification for inaction. Remedy is, a responsible person should ask questions to keep things moving...

IMPORTANCE OF IT IN EDUCATION

Let me put on the table from the outset that I am most definitely a technological Luddite. Being digital natives, my kids find it impossible to believe their father could be in any way a savvy user of technology, and compared to them that is true, but nevertheless like all of you, my life is now heavily influenced by technology, and as I explained to them my ...