Reading Room

" this way the teacher always is the prophet of the true God and the usherer in of the true kingdom of God."

--John Dewey


Here you will find some of my writings about education and language, as well as some handouts that I use regularly in class.  These are documents that might shed some light on my philosophy of education, outline my beliefs about teaching and learning, or simply help guide the student through the course.




[Raphael - art print, picture - Plato and Aristotle, from The School of Athens]

Click on the document that you seek.  Feel free to browse and (perhaps) read something that's not required...

bulletFDN 5840 syllabus
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bulletThe Top Ten List:  This is a list of things I think every educated person should know
bulletThe Agenda for Inquiry:  Instructions for synthesis papers
bulletThe Great Teacher:  A statement of belief
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The Apprenticeship of "We"  This is a concise statement of my philosophy of the classroom.






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