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Simple, Convenient and Seemingly Coherent Narrative

Michiko Kakutani provides me with another addition to my nightstand in his review of Jason Stanley’s “How Propaganda Works“. Leaving the Belfer National Conference for Educators years ago I completely re-wrote how I taught “propaganda”, but often felt I missed something … Continue reading

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Definitions and Domains

At Glimmer Train, a former colleague and current friend, Peter Sipe, on building our students’ vocabularies (don’t do it with a dictionary!): Here’s another option. If you’re asked what draft means, explain that grandpa got drafted and hated his two years … Continue reading

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