Bruce Deitrick Price's Blog – September 2015 Archive (3)

Just a jerk

I had a new experience this month. Somebody, probably a professor of education, referred to me in a comment as "just a novelist."

Who uses a phrase like that as an insult? Just a stockbroker. Just a doctor. Just a  carpenter. Just an artist. Just a poet. Why would those things be bad?

 So I immediately thought: this is a flimsy and desperate insult. A little mind at work.

 Then I thought about it some more. Anybody who can write a novel, even a…

Continue

Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on September 28, 2015 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Automaticity: sometimes bad, sometimes good

Our Education Establishment has always been fast on its feet sophistrywise.

If saying the sky is blue will help push through some new gimmick, the sky is blue. But if saying the sky is gray will help the cause, then the sky is gray. These people are very expedient. Isn't that the correct word for someone who will shamelessly do whatever it takes?

 Automaticity has been one of the central themes throughout the last hundred years. Sometimes it's very very good.…

Continue

Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on September 22, 2015 at 4:31pm — No Comments

What is the real purpose of public schools?

The linked article is a quick sketch of how things should be done, as opposed to all the many ways things should not be done.

 Ever notice how the public loves quiz shows? There seems to be in our DNA an absolute fascination with facts and knowledge. Everybody gets this, except the far-left social engineers in charge of our public schools. They are devoting their trillion dollar machine to social engineering and politically correct attitudes.

 If you are one of…

Continue

Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on September 18, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

FOLLOW SL 2.0

JOIN SL 2.0

SUBSCRIBE TO

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP 2.0

School Leadership 2.0 is the premier virtual learning community for school leaders from around the globe.  Our community is a subscription based paid service ($19.95/year or only $1.99 per month for a trial membership)  which will provide school leaders with outstanding resources. Learn more about membership to this service by clicking one our links below.

 

Click HERE to subscribe as an individual.

 

Click HERE to learn about group membership (i.e. association, leadership teams)

CREATE AN EMPLOYER PROFILE AND GET JOB ALERTS AT 

SCHOOLLEADERSHIPJOBS.COM

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP 2.0 EVENTS

Amazon/SL 2.0 Book Store

School Leadership 2.0

© 2020   Created by William Brennan and Michael Keany   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service