Never Make a Slide Like This

This came up on my Twitter feed after someone took a screenshot of a presentation slide and tweeted it. I’m sure the intent was to share what the tweeter thought was a great idea. What jumped out at me wasn’t the idea but that the slide was terrible. Too harsh? Maybe. Especially rough because the … Continue reading Never Make a Slide Like This

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The Real Problem with Fake News

At every press event, Donald Trump criticizes the media and/or specific people/networks. Initially, he picked on the New York Times and CNN. Now, in the President’s mind, not only are almost all news sources fake, they are enemies of the American people. This has been a constant theme of his rule. Why these attacks? The … Continue reading The Real Problem with Fake News

Civic Engagement! We need to teach it.

  How to Turn Civics Students Into Engaged Citizens December 03, 2018 Erik Palmer, M.A.Program Consultant, Into Reading and Into Literature This is the final post in our four-part Teaching the Constitution series of blogs about civics and U.S. Supreme Court cases. I taught civics for a number of years, and in truth, much of what was in the official curriculum was … Continue reading Civic Engagement! We need to teach it.