NLP Post 3: Juggling, Or At Least Acting the Fool

Now I understand why  medieval Fools juggled. The Fool archetype  is the messenger of the powerless, who can get away with telling the King unpleasant truths. By juggling, the Fool provides a mesmerizing distraction, and also belies his foolish outer appearance, mannerisms, and actions. Because juggling is hard! I know this, because I have been … More NLP Post 3: Juggling, Or At Least Acting the Fool

My Information Diet, and Cutting Ideology for Evidence.

When I taught in a  Core Knowledge curriculum school, I encountered the writings of Alfie Kohn. I wanted to understand why Cohen was so opposed to the theories of E.D. Hirsch, Jr., the founder of Core Knowledge. I read everything Cohen had written, and tried to reconcile Hirsch’s “Cultural Literacy” model with Cohen’s constructivist approach. Eli Pariser might call … More My Information Diet, and Cutting Ideology for Evidence.