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Forum Etiquette in the 21st Century

Posted on Feb 2, 2011 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A short discussion on using online forums. Why I concluded that participation in forums should be limited.

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forums, online forums, social media, necroposting, flame wars, noobs, fanboy

Hirsch shoulda did his homework

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A stab at E. D. Hirsch's misplaced criticism of John Dewey.

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e.d. hirsch, john dewey, educational debate

The MySpace Generation

Posted on May 23, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Thoughts on the social media phenomenon and its effect on the current young generation. Originally written with MySpace in mind, but valid for other sites like Facebook.

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myspace.com, myspace, facebook, social media, internet, online, parenting, education, web

Going bald like a man

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An amusing editorial by Shawn Olson, originally published as a Chalkboard column in the Messenger.

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male pattern baldness, bald humor, hair loss

My Swing Against the Anti-Spanking Movement

Posted on Oct 4, 2005 | Last Updated Mar 4, 2015

Essay on corporal punishment, parenting and American society.

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corporal punishment, parenting, society, education

Reading Problems

Posted on Sep 14, 2003 | Last Updated Aug 16, 2013

Common reading problems.

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reading problems

Rooftop

Posted on Dec 23, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
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I had a thought and drew this on the way to school.

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rooftop drawing, weird art

Hand Cd

Posted on Nov 25, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Photoshop design by Thomas Corbin while still in school.

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graphic, photoshop

The Life of Clarence Himes

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A biography of Clarence Himes by his grandson Shawn Olson.

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clarence himes, grandpa, biography

Senior Portraits

Posted on Nov 21, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
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Senior photographs for I photographed in 2003.

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senior pictures, school photos, photographs, portrait
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