Magic Numbers and Homework
Busy work is a waste of time in the classroom and out. Repetive work is not. It’s sometimes just what the doctor ordered. It helps us keep pace with our peers. And today in 2022, we are moving quickly towards a smaller more specialized global workforce in which those that are hired are the most…
Many people I think wish for things without thinking what would be the long-term affect especially in relationship to worst case scenarios. Racists are like this. They think they want a world in which everyone is like them, but in truth, they just have clearly not thought it through.
Mandatory Acts of Kindness
Unless we want the world to be violent and to self-govern that violent world, we need to figure out how to move forward as a united society looking out for all citizens. If we do not, America will be a violent wasteland of dumb with guns vs. dumber with bigger guns yet smaller brains. We…
Building a Healthier You
Building a healthier you does not take millions of dollars. What it takes is a positive attitude and a willingness to start. You can begin today by just going for a walk.
1+1=2 yet goat+cheese=Goatcheese
Just because you are right doesn’t necessarily mean that I am wrong. When we accept this premise, life becomes easier and relationships more fulfilling.
Cure All, Teach All and the Capitalist
Every time I hear or see an educator toting or selling a new educational Cure All, Teach All product, I see them for what they are, snake salespeople hawking their wares. Teaching is quite simple: know your content, know your kids, meet the needs of your kids in real time. However, more often than not,…
What’s in the Job Title
Two buttons. The panic button and the stop button. Today, for a minute, I am hitting the Stop one. Why? It’s Sunday maybe and it’s the day of rest for me or maybe I need a break from the doom and gloom of Coronavirus and Trump’s Pandemic. So I am hitting Stop to reflect for…
A Letter to Friends: Now and in the Future
Dear Fellow Berners, With all my heart I support Bernie Sanders in his fight to become the 46th President of the United States of America. Two weeks ago that chance seemed to be slipping away. Today, I think the tides have turned but the tide can always turn back. The establishment is the clear…
Unity and the Path to Victory
Election 2020 has been about two things. One was the DNC and GOP uniting to stop Bernie. The second was a hostile takeover from rule by the people to rule by the few. From Democracy back to an aristocracy and fascist regime. A money grab has never been important to the people at the top.…
History on Repeat
In Science class when I was younger, I was taught about the food chain and pyramid. A chain is a rope of sorts. It has a beginning and an end. A pyramid is a triangle with a clear top. This is a fact. It is not arguable. However, whoever coined the idea that this is…