My students and I are about to step back in history to study the Depression. Part of our studies lead us to learning about the “New Deal” and and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Since President Roosevelt was affected by his ..
While reading an article in class with my students on the Tambora eruption of 1815, I was able to support some of our Bible lessons we had earlier this year that covered the Flood and the Tower of Babel. These ..
When anyone publishes a list of books or shares a list of books one should read, I can’t resist. This was the case yesterday for me while reading the latest post on The Three R’s Blog by Charles Terpstra titled ..
In his book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, Atul Gawande explores two main topics: quality of life for the geriatric population and end-of-life quality for those diagnosed with a terminal illness. With both topics, Mr. Gawande ..
Another point Mr. Gladwell brings up in David and Goliath is class size. Educational circles have often become enamored with small class sizes. But can class sizes become too small. Using the inverted U, Mr. Gladwell makes that point that ..