Monthly Archives: July 2015

Educational Analogy

On July 30 and July 31, 2015, I had an exchange with a poster by the name of “jarvis1975” on Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Maureen Downey’s blog.  Link: http://getschooled.blog.ajc.com/2015/07/29/if-we-valued-teachers-as-much-as-athletes-it-would-look-like-this/ Please read our exchange to understand why, even though teachers are paid much … Continue reading

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A Schoolwide Plan for Educating Boys

The concept that female teachers may inadvertently teach more to the learning styles of girls than of boys was very much discussed in the mid-1970s by the former Associate Superintendent of Schools who became my principal. His multi-aged groupings of … Continue reading

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Democrats in Connecticut Eliminate Name of Thomas Jefferson

 I posted the following remarks on Jay Bookman’s blog, relative to the news in the link below, which was posted on that blog in the early morning of July 24, 2015: “For the Democrats in Connecticut to remove the name … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings

I responded to various posters on columnist Jay Bookman’s blog, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 4th, 2015, as follows:  If you had read the book by black historian Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed of Rutgers University, as I have, you would … Continue reading

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The Enlightened Minds of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington

I wrote the following on AJC columnist Jay Bookman’s blog during the 4th of July weekend of 2015: REGARDING THE ENLIGHTENED MIND OF THOMAS JEFFERSON: In Jay Bookman’s column in today’s Sunday paper, entitled, “Liberty, equality expand,” (Link: http://jaybookman.blog.ajc.com/2015/07/03/in-the-man-or-in-the-jackass/) Bookman writes: … Continue reading

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