Education

Fun With Intelligent Design

This Alternet article gives some helpful hints to science teachers forced to teach intelligent design in addition to evolution: Intelligent design is not creationism per se. It holds that higher forms of life are so complex they must have been created by an unspecified higher power. The key word here is “unspecified.” Many school board […]

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Teachers Have It Easy

I was pleased to come across this synopsis of Dave Eggers’ new book after the discussion on teaching and public schools. Some quotes from teachers that Eggers and his co-authors Ninive Clements Calegari and Daniel Moulthrop compiled: “I spent $3,900 of my own money last year on my classroom. That’s a lot of money. And […]

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