Category Archives: educated

Update to the Update on THE Ohio State University

Our most recent blog was about the word “the” which is the most commonly used structure word and which usually doesn’t really have any meaning. Continue reading

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Myths About Speed Reading–Are They Really READING It?

I am reposting this because this is an ongoing concern about people who are afraid to read fast–it is all in their inner definition of “reading.” A common question I’m asked after telling people how fast our graduates can read … Continue reading

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The is about to be a copyrighted content word!

The as a content word. The Ohio State University is all in the news lately about copyrighting the word “The”. Continue reading

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The is about to be a copyrighted content word!

The as a content word. The Ohio State University is all in the news lately about copyrighting the word “The”. Continue reading

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The Nation Article on Avoiding Fake News From Bangkok

I read this article when teaching a class in Bangkok for the USAID. I enjoyed reading the English version of the papers in the hotel lobby. This column in the The Nation by Suthichai Yoon started with: Thais got a taste of what “fake” news can do to you recently when Facebook got fooled by its own algorithm. Continue reading

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Fake News Precedes Us

Peter Hancock, a psychologist at the University of Central Florida has “alternative artifacts” and in his new book “Hoax Springs Eternal: the psychology of cognitive deception,” he shows why some hoaxes are more successful than others. Continue reading

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The Nation Article on Avoiding Fake News From Bangkok

I read this article when teaching a class in Bangkok for the USAID. I enjoyed reading the English version of the papers in the hotel lobby. This column in the The Nation by Suthichai Yoon started with: Thais got a taste of what “fake” news can do to you recently when Facebook got fooled by its own algorithm. Continue reading

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Excellent Hints to Encourage Children

Head Start listed some excellent hints for teachers to encourage children. Good for teachers and parents for children of all ages.   I think some of them are good for co-workers, managers and spouses as well! Head Start Teacher Tips

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The Gestalt: What How to Read the Bible, a Novel and Making Military Decisions Have in Common

I am re-posting this blog as one of my recent graduates wanted to know how to read the Bible.  He was accustomed to reading it one-word-at-a-time.  I told him about this blog and decided to re-post it.  It was written  … Continue reading

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Congrats to Central Ohio High Schools

“There are places I’ll remember all my life.”–Lennon and McCartney Since we are based in Columbus Ohio, we give a shout out of congratulations to the five central Ohio high schools ranking in the top 500 of The Washington Post‘s … Continue reading

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