Tag: climate change

There once was a man from Nantucket (made ya look!)? Oily Joe Manchin—likes of him not supported by climate advocates there; read on to learn about true climate hero, Sean Casten, the man from IL

Oily Joe’s not a man from NantucketAll he wants to do is MUCK it, (climate change, that is)Nantucket’s a leaderNo seals retreat hereFolks washed Joe’s nonsense away–witha buck-it!Now Sean Casten, he’s a leader!His plans should go to a breederHe fights climate Nero’sHe’ll get us to net-zeroesFighting misinfo, deniers, and elitersSeriously, Manchin, whose pockets are lined... Read more »

Truth without consequences: Why teachers ought to expose their ideas and thought processes, but never impose their thinking on students.

Truth without consequences:  Why teachers ought to expose their ideas and thought processes, but never impose their thinking on students.
Stern:  What’s up? Pal:  Adam Kipzinger’s taking the heat on his vote to impeach Trump, etc.  Read the letter above.  Poor guy; his family (at least some members are) is ganging up on him big time. Stern:  Well, we gotta be open, gonna post this letter and share it with my students. Pal:  Ok, but... Read more »

Fairy tales, climate change, and a spook-tacular invitation for youth

Fairy tales, climate change, and a spook-tacular invitation for youth
Every fall, I loved to teach folktales and fairy tales, setting the stage for the most imaginative holiday, Halloween. One of my favorite stories was The Emperor’s New Clothes. Remember that story? — The Emperor was a dull, boorish, clotheshorse who fell under the spell of thieves and “bought” or really imagined he bought, beautiful... Read more »
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