Author Archives: Steve Capone

About Steve Capone

Writer hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah. Interdisciplinary teacher (read: generalist guiding inquiry) at an independent school. Adjunct instructor at a medium sized state school. Lover of learning. Favorite destination: Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany. @CaponeTeaches on Twitter M.S. Philosophy (Univ. of Utah 2013) M.A. Humanities (Univ. of Chicago 2007) B.A. Philosophy & English (Washington & Jefferson College 2006

My Teaching Philosophy, A Personal Statement

As a teacher with more than fifteen years’ experience, my professional story is one of continual learning and change. Before I began teaching as a profession, what I thought I understood so well from ten years of full-time post-secondary study … Continue reading

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Thanks to UEN’s Homeroom Podcast!

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the crew at the UEN (Utah Education Network) Homeroom Podcast. We recorded early October, and the pod went live in mid-October. It was a blast! Before the mic was even on, we connected … Continue reading

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Ender’s Game: A Belated Reading & Irrelevant Review

** spoiler alert ** This book was fine and was good as a kids’ adventure book, however… it was not well-written in terms of character development, use of language (think economy, setting-derived vernacular, and figurative language) and generally in terms … Continue reading

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Spoiler-Free Review of Speak No Evil, my favorite film at Sundance 2022

When a Danish family visits a Dutch family they’ve met on holiday, what are easily brushed aside as cultural differences charge the battery in the slow-burn horror that is Speak No Evil. The psychological and social horror that characterize this … Continue reading

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In Memoriam, my best friend

Grown men don’t usually refer to their friends as “best friends”. We have friends, buddies, pals, associates, peers, and even bros – but most of us left the tag “best friends” back in grade school. I met John in 2006. … Continue reading

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