We’re still missing a lot of undoubtedly relevant local history of what exactly happened at University Colorado Boulder with regard to Prof. Patti Adler’s “Deviance in U.S. Society” course. Here’s what we do know, and why this case really worries me.
This comes from personal experience and observations, but also my background in sex research. If you don’t believe in sex and gender differences, or in sex being important in the evolved and cultured human mind, please move along. This will only make you mad.
Mrs. Kuzmier, my fourth grade teacher, told me I couldn’t be a writer.
Yes, plagiarism is bad because it is a form of cheating. But the “innocent” plagiarists, meaning those who copy from Wikipedia without credit, worry me more.
How to cover a greater sampling of the years past, how to get students to understand the importance of thinking historically? Teach backwards.
I think it’s great that schools and parents across the land are trying to make kids feel better about themselves. Who wouldn’t want children to be happy about who they are and what they do? But this trend has run amok.