Enough talk of “learning styles”, more about learning

The theory of different learning styles makes the mistake of moving obstacles out of the student’s way, rather than helping them overcome them

Enough talk of “learning styles”, more about learning
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PRICE: The theory of different learning styles makes the mistake of moving obstacles out of the student’s way, rather than helping them overcome them

The lost art of writing and the rise of chaos

Learning how to organize your words will teach you to organize your thoughts and, by extension, your understanding of the world around you

The lost art of writing and the rise of chaos
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PRICE: Learning how to organize your words will teach you to organize your thoughts and, by extension, your understanding of the world around you

Dysfunction, incompetence plague York Region District School Board

Something’s rotten in York – and no trustee needs to fly off to exotic locales on professional development junkets to figure that out

Dysfunction, incompetence plague York Region District School Board
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PRICE: Something’s rotten in York – and no trustee needs to fly off to exotic locales on professional development junkets to figure that out

Realistic salaries in the lofty post-secondary world

College administrators need to dispense with the notion that they're indispensable

Realistic salaries in the lofty post-secondary world
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PRICE: College administrators need to dispense with the notion that they’re indispensable – if a dozen college presidents suddenly evaporated, who would notice?

Teaching through the lies of America’s pyrite president

To prepare students for the post-truth era of relativism and Donald Trump, teach them how to smell the truth

Teaching through the lies of America’s pyrite president
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PRICE: To prepare students for the post-truth era of relativism and Donald Trump, teach them how to smell the truth

Teachers need to calm their enthusiasm for new technology

The latest fad, VR, doesn't add an indispensable dimension to the classroom and could waste money and distort the learning space

Teachers need to calm their enthusiasm for new technology
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PRICE: The latest fad, VR, doesn’t add an indispensable dimension to the classroom and could waste money and distort the learning space

University advertising is necessary duck-facing

But a little truth wouldn't hurt, particularly when we are asking post-secondary students to make huge investments in time, money and hope

University advertising is necessary duck-facing
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PRICE: But a little truth wouldn’t hurt, particularly when we are asking post-secondary students to make huge investments in time, money and hope

Overcoming a world of lies and dead-end choices

The post-truth era is the end-point of neoliberalism. We can now customize our personal realities like we customize our morning Starbucks

Overcoming a world of lies and dead-end choices
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PRICE: The post-truth era is the end-point of neoliberalism. We can now customize our personal realities like we customize our morning Starbucks

The profane is an antidote to the sacred

Students will touch the live wires of taboo because they want to upset the sensibilities of others; besides, acting like an idiot is fun

The profane is an antidote to the sacred
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PRICE: Students will touch the live wires of taboo because they want to upset the sensibilities of others; besides, acting like an idiot is fun

Self-righteous yelling an ineffective form of persuasion

Trump was the electorate's middle finger to the self-righteous elites who had nothing to offer but condemnation

Self-righteous yelling an ineffective form of persuasion
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PRICE: Trump was the electorate’s middle finger to the self-righteous elites who had nothing to offer but condemnation