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    W. H. Koch has a Master's degree and a Ph.D. in philosophy. He is passionate about education and teaches philosophy and critical thinking at the university and college levels. He has also provided tutoring for the S.A.T., L.S.A.T., G.R.E., M.C.A.T. and G.M.A.T. as well as teaching reading, literature and study skills to students from the per-kindergarten to college level.

    Here are my most recent posts:

  • 15 Reasons Why Daydreamers are Better Learners

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    January 7th, 2013 9 Comments Features

    The student’s eyes drift to the classroom window and the teacher’s voice fades from consciousness. The daydream begins. It’s a familiar scene, one we have likely both experienced as students and struggled against in our students as teachers. But daydreaming is not what it might seem. Recent research in both psychology and neuroscience makes clear… Read More

  • 25 Books Every Educator Should Read

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    November 18th, 2012 No Comments Features

    Education is changing in a way we have not seen since the invention of the printing press. New technologies make more information immediately available than ever before. We are teaching more students at every level of education. These changes bring opportunities. They also bring new challenges while making old challenges worse. But education has never… Read More