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Dec
12
Oct
24

Balancing Academics with 60+ High Interest Online Courses

I took many woodshop, drafting, and engine repair classes in high school. Maybe too many. After all, they were more interesting than college prep courses. Later, after graduating, I paid a price for it as I scrambled to improve my academic skills in college. Nonetheless, my early interests still serve me as I work on […]

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Jun
02

Why Our Schools Lag (circa, 1939)

Periodically, I read historic publications about education, and sometimes, the past seems far too familiar. __________________________________________________________________ SCHOOLS FOR TOMORROW’S CITIZENS (Public Affairs Pamphlets, circa, 1939) After two years of extensive study of youth in and out of school, of teachers and their problems, of the communities and their needs, and the State Education Department, the Inquiry […]

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Mar
20

One Mother’s Plight- NY Times Magazine

Though not a mother, I appreciate Rachel Cusik’s raw article on motherhood and dilemmas with teenage daughters. Can a mother really be the victim in this relationship? Raising Teenagers: The Mother of All Problems.  Children are characters in the family story we tell- until, one day, they start telling it themselves.- New York Times Magazine, March […]

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