“I don't want to believe. I want to know.”
― Carl Sagan

“To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world?”
― Christopher Hitchens

“Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.”
― Kurt Vonnegut

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
― Voltaire

“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”
― Christopher Hitchens

Learning is promoted when learners are engaged in solving real-world problems. Even if the "outcomes" are not defined prior.

Natural science is grounded in the assumption of uniformity—what happens always happens. We cannot make that assumption in education.

If one can manipulate data with the digital tools and the intellectual tools that I teach, but one does not use those in an ethical manner, then one has not learned the lessons of my content areas. This seems to argue against "only include academics in grades."

The craft of teaching with technology– a craft that is a beautiful thing when done well– is not valued in our schools any longer.

The designers of school IT systems must understand the importance of perceived ease of use and perceived effectiveness in the intention to use technology.

While some instructors cannot comprehend students who attempt to take online courses on their smart phones, the reality is that many students access materials with these devices when away from their computers or when computers break.

Recently, I have been reading some works by John Dewey. This is an activity I recommend all educators undertake on a regular basis.

Schools. Early eduction. Primary. Elementary. Middle. High. Community college. Undergraduate. Graduate. Workforce development. Trade. I've studied in many, work in more. I've been associated with them continuously since 1970. If someone tries to tell you they are the enemy, walk away and avoid them forever.

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