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By Brian Facemire
Exploring the world through experiential learning, social, cultural, educational and historical commentary.
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FaceCast Episode 6: Traditional vs. Experiential Models of Education
Excerpts from John Dewey and Randolph S. Bourne are discussed in the context of experiential learning vs. traditional models.
August 16, 2022
FaceCast Episode 5: How social media impacts our modern political inclinations
The topic this time stems from a conversation in my US Government class about the expansion of executive power.
March 15, 2022
FaceCast Episode 4: The Stoics
This week we discuss the three disciplines of stoicism and how to apply the teachings of Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus and Seneca in our daily lives.
October 25, 2021
FaceCast Episode 3: Should we re-create an ancient mastodon? How much is too much intervention in nature?
This episode is relevant to Part II of the last episode in which we discussed how the humanities have to play a role in students attaining the ethical and moral codes to stop and ask not whether we can do something, but rather should we?
October 11, 2021
FaceCast Episode 2: Part I: Opinion is the lowest form of human knowledge; Part II: Secondary Education Reform
This week Part I deals with the Bill Bullard quote regarding opinion as the lowest form of human knowledge. Part II deals with radical change to our secondary education model.
October 04, 2021
FaceCast Episode 1: Part I: Wizardry is punishable by beheading in Saudi Arabia; Part II: The Glass Ceiling for Independent School Educators
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Part I of this episode is primarily concerned with the various offenses for which one can be beheaded in Saudi Arabia. One of which is wizardry and witchcraft. Part II of this episode is primarily concerned with a phenomenon I call the glass ceiling for independent school educators.
September 26, 2021