Monthly Archives: September 2015

TT #13 – Student Centered Instruction and Technology

It is not often that Traditionalist Teacher gets frightened, but it happened this summer. No, TT was not taking a break on the beach, reading a thriller. Nor did the hair-raising experience take place in a movie theater with 3-D

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TT #12 – Asking the Right Questions

In many ways our schools are a reflection of our society. This is, perhaps, inevitable. A society creates schools in order give the young skills which are prized by that society. This posting will describe an attitude in society, tie

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TT #11 – Punishment

It is possible that the most pernicious effect of “progressive” education is in the area of punishment. The whole concept of punishment has virtually disappeared from the modern classroom. The word itself certainly has. In the time-honored process through which

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