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The College Admissions Scandal Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Most people have probably heard the details of the recent college admission bribery scandal, so I won’t repeat them. If you need a quick reminder, there is an excellent summary here. Though many of the court cases are ongoing, enough people have plead guilty, both as givers of bribes and as recipients, that we can …

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The Problems of Teaching Biblical Literature

The Dilemma of Teaching the Bible as Literature Influence of the Bible on Western Society If you’re an English teacher, you probably already know most of what is mentioned here, but it’s possible some new teachers might not have given the issue much thought. Actually, the issue doesn’t just relate to English teachers. Biblical literature …

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The Problems of Teaching Greek Mythology

Why Is It Important to teach Greek Mythology? This section is primarily for those of you who aren’t English teachers, though there is some difference of opinion on this subject, even among English teachers. I’m a big believer in avoiding what Will Herberg referred to as a “cut flower culture.” That’s true, not just in …

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Teacher Stress Management

One of the most surprising things about teaching I discovered when I first started in the profession was how much stress a teaching job generates. Nowadays I think teacher training programs incorporate more material about that, but even with some preparation, it’s difficult to really understand the levels of stress involved until one actually teaches. …

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