AKA: “How do YOU define fresh?” C: How old is that coffee in the pot? B: Past the age of consent but not quite to the retirement center. Today: Me: Is the coffee fresh? B: Yup. Might even be slightly illegal.
If you’ve been around my blog much, you’ve picked up on my deep interest in education, a passion which pokes its head into nearly any topic from using legos to teach grammar to whether the SAT should mean as much as it does. (I wish it didn’t.) I did a […]
My Daughter’s Homework Is Killing Me – Karl Taro Greenfeld – The Atlantic. Perhaps it’s time to rethink how we’ve structured K-12 school days, the way we ask students to juggle separate subjects, and the whole push toward standardized testing? Maybe? Can I get an amen? What has changed? It […]
Sometimes I pretend that disparate ideas can actually belong together in a post if I just throw them all in here…. ***** Ecclesiastes tells us it’s better to go to a funeral than a party but that’s still a hard pill to swallow. Attended the viewing on Friday of a […]
Is it just me, or are my fellow bloggers also weary of the hamster wheel of self-promotion and social media content marketing? Having a personal brand is all the rage these days. Meanwhile Buffer, a tool similar to Hootsuite, reminds me each week that I haven’t “buffered” any tweets or […]