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My Reading Crusade, Part 5

During the time I was developing and validating my reading program, various publishers of programmed instruction resources were entering contracts promising great success to schools who would use their materials. I noticed that most programs did not live up to … Continue reading

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My Reading Crusade, Part 4

The chemistry teacher and I had both written separate articles about the effectiveness of using programmed instruction materials to assist students in science learning. After the articles had been published, we were both invited to make presentations at a science … Continue reading

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My Reading Crusade, Part 3

I kept writing more units of my reading program (now titled The Language Enrichment Program, available under that title on Amazon). One day the Assistant Principal enrolled a new student into my class. That is where my reading program proved … Continue reading

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My Reading Crusade, Part 2

I continued to write my then little program on still more 3 by 5 index cards. I kept each chapter in its own file box. These were special Steelmaster file boxes that opened kind of sideways instead of from the … Continue reading

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My Reading Crusade Continues, Part 1

I have been on a “reading crusade” for a long time.   Many of my former students were “thought to be beyond hope” by my local school administrators. After they attended my class, they completed high school and college successfully. … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #518, Matthew 28:6

The Nugget: Mat 28:6  He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. My Comment: The angel announced to the women who had gone to the tomb of Jesus early … Continue reading

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The Similarities Between Islam and Mormonism

by Vijay Chandra   This article will compare the similarities between Islamic teaching and the teaching of Mormonism. Recently a believer asked me what is the difference between Islam and Mormonism, are they the same, or is there any difference … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #517, 2 Corinthians 6:2

The Nugget: 2Co 6:2  (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.) (KJV) 2Co … Continue reading

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Islam and the Crucifixion of Jesus

by Vijay Chandra   Introduction: The attack on the crucifixion of Jesus is mounted by Islamist theologians: They consistently attack his deity and his crucifixion. So I will in this article defend the crucifixion and refute the attacks of these … Continue reading

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Qur’an and the Afterlife

by Vijay Chandra   The Qur’an gives a very different picture of the afterlife and about the spirit realm. It is full of contradictions or we can say very confusing. It has borrowed ideas from a variety of sources, as … Continue reading

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