The value of living abroad. Awesome reflection on travel, education, culture, and perspective!
Thanks for Crosslenz and unsatiatedexpecations for two blog award nominations! One of the great things about blogging through WordPress is the vast community of supportive readers, writers, and thinkers. … Read more Spreading the Good Will →
Is there a formula to bringing big ideas to life?
We’ve got to teach them to be men, what manhood is all about. How did we go from Medgar Evers, Frederick Douglass, and Langston Hughes to Lil’ Wayne, Drake, and… Read more The Will to Teach Black Males →
Many of us bloggers are also voracious readers, and noticing special combinations of nouns, verbs, and adjectives that inspire or challenge us is a fun and, I think, worthwhile exercise. … Read more Impactful Words, Part II →
A narrative vision for schooling in the 21st Century, according to the 2012 Republican Party of Texas Platform: Every morning, little Timmy and his 4th grade classmates pledge to the… Read more A Narrative Vision for Schooling in the 21st Century →
Should schools still operate on a traditional seven hours to the day, with rigid class periods, highly regulated time, and a 180-day calendar? I’ve been blogging as a part of… Read more Revising the School Calendar →
I remember plenty of seven digit numbers from my youth–the Gabrielli’s home phone, the Young’s, and the Bardo’s among them. I probably had about 20 numbers cataloged in my 12-year-old… Read more The Digital Age and Memory →
Do you ever stroll through the aisles of your local supermarket, scanning prices, looking for sales, and attempting to find the best mustard, cereal, or cookie amongst dozens of options? … Read more Excessive Consumer Choice–How About Some Repurposing? →