The pitfalls of policing what people say and think

To argue that writers may not write from the perspective of another culture limits the broader culture’s imagination and understanding

The pitfalls of policing what people say and think
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To argue that writers may not write from the perspective of another culture limits the broader culture’s imagination and understanding

Why grades matter in the education system

Grades are markers of success or failure. But grade inflation is creeping in. It’s the distended belly of education, the malnutrition that poisons learning

Why grades matter in the education system
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PRICE: Grades are markers of success or failure. But grade inflation is creeping in. It’s the distended belly of education, the malnutrition that poisons learning

Stop being boring and read

Life without reading is like losing a sensation, like taste – everything’s as bland as batter

Stop being boring and read
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PRICE: Life without reading is like losing a sensation, like taste – everything’s as bland as batter

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