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Sketchnotes

Note-taking is an important skill that I have taught at various grade levels. In high school, it is has usually included outlining. I want to give students the tools they will need in college to take good notes so they … Continue reading

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Font’s Role in Visual Rhetoric

In rhetoric class, near the end of the year we discuss visual rhetoric. Students have spent most of the year studying ancient rhetoric, refining writing and speaking skills, and debating using a Lincoln-Douglas (values) style debate. They learned and practiced … Continue reading

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Horton: The Christian Faith – Introduction B. Doctrine

In The Christian Faith, Michael Horton continues his Introduction: The Dogma is the Drama: A Theology for Pilgrims with Doctrine, the Grammar of Faith. “The great doctrines of the Christian faith arise out of this dramatic plot” (p. 20) that he addressed … Continue reading

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Graduations and Commencement Speeches

Graduations are a special time. The president of my high school senior class made a campaign promise that our class of about 650 would graduate on campus. Our school was in the process of building an auditorium and we usually … Continue reading

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