Critical Literacy at the Speed of Technology

Critical Literacy at the Speed of Thought Technology This morning I came across a video on the rapid advancement of technology I shared on social media five years ago. Five years later - has education changed? Not much, the bureaucracy of the U.S. educational system moves at the pace of an age, not a year or even a …

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Trump craves attention: Don’t Feed the Beast (update)

Since the election in November, we have read articles on how to navigate the ‘era of Trump’ and resist his regressive vision for the United States.  And we will resist this emergence of misogyny, racism, elitism, and intolerance.  Every day I look at my Twitter feed and see tweets from people and organizations I follow …

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Bacon bits and other Life Hacks

  I'm a big fan of anything that makes my life easier. Just this morning I learned how to make bacon bits. That might not seem like such a big deal; however, in the learning of how to make bacon bits I did not in fact burn the bacon that I was cooking - a …

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Overparenting – Oversimplified on social media?

Scrolling through my Facebook feed this morning, I clicked on a post that featured an excerpt from the recently published book, HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims. This excerpt seems to be from the foreword to the book, or perhaps the …

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