Category Archives: General Education

Rules…Who Makes the Teachers Enforce Them? C&I 579 Blog #1

From Josh Stumpenhorst, “Stump the Teacher” “Rules…are for the Teachers” Posted Friday, May 4, 2012 Link to original post: http://stumpteacher.blogspot.com/2012/05/rulesare-for-teachers.html The gum chewing conversation came about because many teachers were not enforcing the rule and some sit in front of … Continue reading

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Amusing Ourselves to Death?

Feeling very overwhelmed at the moment with all the new information coming my way via Twitter, blogs and RSS feeds… But unlike Orwell’s 1984 were the government controls all the information, orĀ  Huxley’s Brave New World in which people no … Continue reading

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Transformative Technology (from Rowen & Bigum 2012)

Great quote from book “Transformative Approaches” about technology and education reform: Parker Palmer 1998, p 3: “reform will never be achieved by renewing appropriations, restructuring schools, rewriting curriculum, and revising texts if we continue to demean and dishearten the human … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I am a Social Sciences teacher teaching History of Western Civilization, World Cultures, Media (video production) and dual credit Communications. Currently working on my doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction at Illinois State University with a focus on educational technology. I … Continue reading

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