Category Archives: education

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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To be educated…

Being educated has nothing to do with what other people wrote, or said.  Being educated, to me, means tearing things apart and seeing what harm their words caused, what their words reinforced, how their words kept people in place, how … Continue reading

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Why don’t schools…

Why don’t schools teach children how to prepare for leisure time as adults?  Why don’t teachers stress the importance of enjoying time off?  Why isn’t fun a priority?  Play is good for health and loving life.  Why don’t they teach … Continue reading

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The Conversation…

Pixabay “Mom, why do they keep telling me to fight for my country?” “Because the men in power want more money and even more power.” “They said that if I loved my country I would kill other people.  People I … Continue reading

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