Put a little history in your teaching

Forget history and you are doomed to repeat it is a saying for myopic minds. I’m not disputing the veracity of the statement. I am taking issue with the narrowness of how so many people have interpreted it. For elementary and secondary students, you often hear the lament, “What do I care about past World … Continued

How To Help Others Learn

Teaching is an exercise in effective communication. “Connect” and the universe unfolds, as it should. “Disconnect” and the  “Ghost Rider” haunts you. That’s a bit of psychic entertainment but the loss of learning is much greater than the fire, brimstone, and mayhem. For our purpose, let’s move beyond the cliché knowledge of ‘message’, ‘sender’, and ‘receiver’. … Continued