Drew Olson

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Nate Parker and the Limits of Empathy

As I get older, I try to have more empathy for other people, for the ways we fail one another. I often fall short. Today, I am struggling to have empathy for Nate Parker, a man experiencing the height of his career while being forced to reckon with his past.<p>Mr. Parker wrote, directed, produced and …

App lets authors tell their story through interactive text messaging

Mixing AI with creative writing, Massively is an interactive storytelling platform that gets readers to text with the characters.<p>17 Dec …

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would …

the HeART of STORY: Science behind Stories and Storytelling

What exactly is the science behind a story? Why do stories stir up so much of our emotions and our humanity? Why do they have such a lasting effect …

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

On December 10, 1938, novelist, essayist, and civil rights activist <b>Pearl S. Buck</b> (June 26, 1892–March 6, 1973) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature “for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces.” Buck was raised in China by American …

A Wonderful PDF App is Now Free

December 11, 2014<br>Here is a great iPad app that has gone free today and only for a limited time (used to cost ($2.99). PDF Scanner, as its name …

10 Most Popular Teaching Tools Used This Year

Last year, Edudemic published a list of the most essential and popular educational tools used in modern classrooms across the globe. While many of …

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