Wisdom Begins in Wonder: Socrates

A Teacher’s Thoughts on COMPULSORY TESTING The Socratic method has long been recognised as an important way to promote the getting of wisdom. It is interesting to pause a while amidst the current testĀ fever in Australia to consider the validity of the classical model. There was never anything trite in the vast area of Socrates’Continue reading “Wisdom Begins in Wonder: Socrates”

It’s Not Cricket.

“It’s not cricket.” Did you know that the first recorded use of that expression in England was early in the seventeenth century when folk were accused of playing cricket on a Sunday. That was one way out of a Laurel and Hardy “revolting development.” An excuse was needed to avoid God’s wrath. Regarding the rulesContinue reading “It’s Not Cricket.”