Ban Disinformation by a Federal Employee

For immediate Action, Copy and Paste and Send to Congress: Summary: H.R. XOXO — 116th Congress (2019-2020) There is one summary for H.R XOXO authored by Dr. John Renard Girdwood. Introduced in House (TBD, soon) Disinformation by Federal Employees Ban of 2019 This bill makes it a crime to knowingly manufacture Disinformation. To ban the manufacturing of Disinformation…

Looking for America

Hi all, I attended the facilitator training and dinner earlier today put on by American University School of Public Affairs, the New American Economy, and CuriosityConnects.us, who cordially partnered on a new initiative called Looking for America.  Looking for America compels new dialogue after reflecting on art. They’re touring six cities across the United States, inviting people from different political identities together to answer the question,…

2020 Teacher of the Year Candidates!

Happy 4th of July! As it stands, I’ll be going for Teacher of the Year during the 2019-2020 school year. I hear a lot about project based learning and cooperative learning, yet, I propose that theme based learning through Centers that focus on listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills. The stations, or centers, has proven…

Republicanism is the only direct way to Self-Government

Republicanism is the only type of Government that is based on the people truly ruling themselves according to the values of Freedom (using non-domination), Equality (eye-ball and tough luck tests) and Virtue (root out corruption) (Pettit, 2012). Self-Government can only happen by MEANS of Direct Participation. What did you do today to live in a…

8 Rotating Leaning Strategies

8 Rotating Leaning Strategies to help Reach Student Learning Target Goals in a Classroom ALL [M-Step] Practice sessions below *should be 7 minutes each. Replace M-Step with your topic. The *resource could be the textbook. Project the timer. Silent (taking the M-Step / *Your future Test), students *take the test Teacher walks around room and…

BAYES, As Seen on Twitter

Naive Bayes explained through Mafia/Werewolf: 7:02 PM – 29 Mar 2019 New conversation by (source TWITTER): Andy Seow  💭‏ @KokLeongSeow Mar 29 Naive Bayes classifiers are based on applying Bayes’ theorem. Instead of looking for p(y∣x) directly like discriminative models, we calculate p(y) and p(x∣y) to find p(y∣x). The *naive* part comes from the assumption that all features…

College Coach?

Hi. I’ve taught in Higher Education for six years, including the classes of Political Science, Sociology, History, and Computers. I am also familiar with Anthropology, Psychology, [the dreaded] Economics, Statistics, Geography, and other social science courses. I work on a donation basis because I aim to gain efficacy, really. I’m a coach (or tutor) regarding…

A Theory of American Political Dissonance

Hello, I have a theory of political dissonance I’m mulling around regarding Multiple Traditions and American politics. The cartoon allows for a quick thought experiment. The individual clearly holds a set of values, but what values are they? I think, once the definitions of the political elements of the American culture are clearly defined as…