The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance- it is the illusion of knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin Why do researchers give placebos? Why do they have control conditions and … Continue Reading You’ve heard of Confirmation Bias, but what is it really? A shrink explains.
“I am a sucker for a good zombie book. I also remember teaching all the different genres when I was a teacher. October was the “Spooky” genre month, but I found many students reading them all year long. If you have a child that enjoys the “Spooky” or horror fiction genre, I think I’ve found the right author for you.”
Great news! If you want to get the kindle version of Beyond Belief: The Adventure of Zombie Island you can now pre-order your copy. Get your copy here and start … Continue Reading Beyond Belief 2 is now available for preorder
If you are a parent who loves science, skepticism, and critical thinking, then you’ve probably heard of the Annabelle and Aiden series by J. R. Becker. If you haven’t, then … Continue Reading A Beautiful Book Series for Little Thinkers
Drumroll please… BEYOND BELIEF BOOK 2: THE ADVENTURE OF ZOMBIE ISLAND will release on March 31st! The Beyond Belief book series is for middle readers, ages 8 to 12, and … Continue Reading Beyond Belief Book 2 RELEASES THIS MONTH!
Recently I had a wonderful experience as an author. Ms. Hubbell, a fourth grade teacher in Michigan, invited me to visit with her fourth grade class! The children had read … Continue Reading Classroom Visit
The Storm never came. Now is the time to have tough conversations.
Cognitive Dissonance was a theory used to explain how cults behave. It has never been more useful.
Jackalopes? Zombies? Mysterious men in black? Kenai is going to need all his critical thinking skills for this adventure!
The events of the past week, with mobs of rioters attacking the Capitol building, has everyone on edge. Including kids. In the aftermath a number of articles have been written … Continue Reading A Historic Teaching Moment for Critical Thinking
2020 was full of things no one could predict. Challenge accepted. Here are my predictions for 2021.
As far as I can tell, our soon-to-be first lady (first lady elect?) Jill Biden is an amazing person. She has two master’s degrees and a doctorate. And she got … Continue Reading On Being the Wrong Kind of Doctor