Tag Archives: literacy

Teachers and Being Taught

Teachers, scientists, and free speech advocates who oppose the new statute have said they’re worried the measure will allow school districts to shape curricula around people’s beliefs — not the mainstream scientific consensus. Oh boy, Florida residents can now challenge … Continue reading

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Debatable Discussions: opinions

“I’m offended.” it’s an emotional response that signals the end of reason. Opinions are viewpoints, mere perspective of whatever is acceptable mass reality. Wishful thinking that is self serving and projected as What Should Be, or The Way it Is. … Continue reading

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Literally being able to read

Literacy is something that was still a social issue in the 1970s in Canada and America. Adults who were successful by the usual measures were unable to read even a menu in a restaurant. When I went to school in … Continue reading

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How to read for comprehension

  I spent 13 years as a Federal bureaucrat;so there’s a trick to reading everything, and it’s 1. format 2. framework (who paid for it). 3. validity of measurables against scope of claim and 4. facts vs assumptions   things … Continue reading

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WorkForce: The Multiple Generational Workforce

I think the problem is that this is the first time in human history where the elderly are such a huge part of the population Gen X has been held in a quasi college phase because the Boomers won’t leave … Continue reading

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agoraphobic diary: two outings

I went out to Vancouver yesterday and didn’t blog about it. This morning I went out to get my flu shot, but was unsuccessful because I had an anxiety attack when they handed me the consent form.   I didn’t … Continue reading

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Avatars: the next dating frontier

goodbye captcha good. this is a barrier to access for those of us with reading disabilities and with concentration or literacy issues. unless whatever is next is worse seriously web cames and instant streaming soon the net will be like … Continue reading

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