Category Archives: education

Okay, so…

It has been said that Chicagoans have an accent.  People from Chicago can’t hear it, of course, but I don’t doubt that it’s true.  I love New York accents, even though New Yorkers can’t hear their accent either.  It’s that … Continue reading

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Reading…

question EVERYTHING you read that’s what LEARNING is all about not believing what you read but questioning what you read

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Education in Prison…

I watched a fabulous PBS program on, College in Prison (in NY).  Three installments, two hours each.  I think what they’re doing, it’s fantastic.  Apparently, not everyone does. Okay, here’s the thing.  Some people seem to feel that if they … Continue reading

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I put this FANTASTIC and FUNNY TED Talk on before but I think it needs to be seen again, for those of you who have seen it, and for the first time, for those of you who haven’t. It’s amazing and more important than I can say.

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From Candy…

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Okay, so… how to change the world…solution

I’ve been thinking about ways to change society.  I know, I know, it won’t be easy but that doesn’t mean we cant do it.  As a people we can’t believe that anything is possible and then say that changing what … Continue reading

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Learning…a short story (really, it is)

“What do you want to learn today?” asked the teacher, staring at her students.  “Anyone?” “Flax,” laughed, Vicki. “Funny,” said the teacher, smiling. “Let’s talk about Pride and Prejudice,” said Bobby.  “All that prejudice was terrible and sexist.” “That’s true, … Continue reading

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Okay, so…

My granddaughter called me yesterday. She was furious over a class she had to take.  It was a day long business class where she said the female teacher spent ages telling women what not to do while telling the men … Continue reading

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SO IMPORTANT TO WATCH. I MEAN IT. DO NOT MISS THIS VIDEO…IT’S FANTASTIC and 8 minutes long. SO IMPORTANT.

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This is about 16 minutes long but it’s SO IMPORTANT…I’ve been trying to say this FOREVER. PLEASE, if you have kids, or are a teacher…WATCH THIS VIDEO

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