aidenBob Shepherd is a teacher of English, debate, theatre, and film; a public speaker; and a highly experienced writer, editor, and graphic designer of instructional materials, print and online.

Interests: curriculum design, pedagogical approaches, assessment, educational technology, learning, open source and crowd sourced educational materials, linguistics (syntax, semantics, child language acquisition, history of writing systems), hermeneutics, rhetoric, philosophy (Continental philosophy, Existentialism, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, epistemology, ethics), classical and jazz guitar, poetry, the short story, theater, film theory and technique, archaeology and cultural anthropology, prehistory, cultural history, history of ideas, sustainability, Anglo-Saxon literature and language, systems for emergent quality control, heuristics for innovation


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  1. Pingback: What is school and why do we send our kids? | On the Carpet

  2. Jen B says:

    Bob Hi – I am looking for that article from a few months back “A brief analysis of two common core state standards in ela” I used this a few times when discussing CC and it appears to be gone – any way to get this back or a transcript of it?


  3. NHansen says:

    Good day,
    I’m doing some research on big data and education and I’m looking for a post that was located here: https://bobshepherdonline.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/connecting-the-pieces-open-source-big-data-and-the-origins-of-the-common-sic-core-sic/ to aid in my understanding. Would you have that available still?


  4. dianarog11 says:

    Bob, what is your name on Twitter?


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