The Role of the Teacher has Changed in 2018.

This photo shows how industry trains their employees in small groups with powerpoint presentations or pre-set lectures. This technique does not work with the student of 2018 because that student has been playing with handheld electronic games and the world of cartoon fantasy is more real than reality itself. If we allow our students to…

Don’t Be Square, A TV Pilot

DON’T BE SQUARE Written by Pelham K. Mead III Based on the novel, “The Junior High.” TV Pilot Script for, Do not Be Square.     MAIN OFFICE OF CUCAMONGA JUNIOR HIGH-DAY. It is the typical start to a Junior high school day in upstate New York in 1967. The speaker on the intercom during…

My Political Commentary for today

It seems every morning I awake, President Trump has sent another childish tweet to attack someone like Harley Davidson or the diner that threw out his Communications secretary.  It is hard to keep track of all the different law suits surrounding President Trump and his associates. Take Paul Maniford for instance who attempted to bribe…

The Confession of Stephen de Staplebrigge, Templar Commander 1311.

In 1308, January, King Edward II buckled to the pressure from the Pope to arrest all the Templars in England and put them on trial for heresy. At the time Stephen de Staplebrigge was a 25 year old Templar Commander at Dinsley Manor in England. When the arrests began he received word from Templar officials…

Teachers of Tomorrow

Will teachers be packing guns in the future to protect themselves and their students. I rather doubt it. Without sounding sexist the majority of the teaching faculty are woman and most woman hate guns and have no desire to use them. Stopping guns in the schools is the job of the security guards. The problem…

The New Generation Teacher

by Dr. Pelham Mead III I was a secondary school teacher for 31 years until my school closed and I retired in 1998. I then went on to become an Instructional Technologist on the college and University level for 12 more years. That is 43 years total of teaching. So, I think that qualifies me…

The Curse of the Samurai Kabuto.

The Curse of the Kabuto of Samurai Taira no Masakado. By Dr. Pelham Mead My newest movie script in novel format before converting it to dialogue. Jimmy Devesto son of millionaire John Devesto of Rye, New York is 13 years of age. His father purchases the original first century Kabuto and armor of an immortal…

Resume’ for Dr. Pelham Mead III

Dr. Pelham Kenneth Mead III Fulbright Scholar Senior Specialist Graduate of Columbia University, NY 260 E. Bradley Ave., Space 3 El Cajon, Ca. 92021 619-449-8716 drpel@aol.com Resume’ Work Experience: Author of five novels 2011-2016, Autumn Winds over Okinawa 1945; The Chinese Crystal Ball, Jesus and John, The 23rdPsalm, and the Junior High. Author of twenty…

The Glaive of Light

  THE GLAIVE OF LIGHT Written by Dr. Pelham Mead   Summary This is a story about a magical sword that could cut with light, and a Pict named Kenkenny, who was chosen to protect it. The Glaive is a sword of great value; made by the Gods, and not for anyone to handle. Only…