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Arrested For Learning

While fact checking a YouTube video last night, I stumbled across a blurb that was more compelling than the original reason for the search. There was only the statement, “90 Negroes arrested for learning”. The isolated tidbit of information was … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Growth

While reading articles and blogs, I sometimes come across writers who extol growth.  It’s a fuzzy buzzword that appears often in self-help or spiritual writing.  Growth is usually presented as a positive virtue.  In the mental and “spiritual” realms, growth … Continue reading

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Geographic Awareness

A specific Geography course was not a part of my primary or high school education.  The most that can be said of the subject is that it was a unit within Social Studies classwork.  When I was still a boy, … Continue reading

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Take A Field Trip

Some educators believe that critical thinking skills of their pupils are enhanced by taking field trips to businesses and museums. This opinion is often validated by how classmates perform on quizzes and exams taken by those who went on a … Continue reading

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Self Continuing Education

Have you noticed the little slogan at the top right-hand corner of this blog?  It’s not just a toss away phrase to fill up screen space.  I really do want to understand things, people, and life.  I enjoy sharing some … Continue reading

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Ignorance Of Geography

Some of my first memories include a slim book of maps that was published by General Motors’ AC-Delco division.  It was kept near the family’s television so that dad could look up places that were mentioned on newscasts and other … Continue reading

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Day Of Indigenous Peoples

Each year, around August 9th, much of the world celebrates the International Day Of The World’s Indigenous Peoples. The event has been commemorated ever since 1995, after the United Nations General Assembly voted to observe it. The main idea has … Continue reading

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