Supposedly ATT will sponsor this video in 44,000 schools this year. It is a very good documentary / public service announcement. I heard Werner Herzog on NPR the other day and his words were very thought provoking:
“The real essential thing is we have to see what is happening — and it’s not just an [...]
From NY Times:
That’s because Instagram isn’t about reality – it’s about a well-crafted fantasy, a highlights reel of your life that shows off versions of yourself that you want to remember and put on display in a glass case for other people to admire and browse through.
So very true. Instagram is nostalgia, [...]
In the many education feeds that I monitor, curriculum war stories always lack a fundamental reality check.
First, a short explanation. In the United States, curriculum wars are typically painted as a battle between conservatives and liberals over state curriculum and, by extension, textbooks. This is a simplification, but a simplification that serves our media’s [...]
The NYT features a great article by Cal Newport. The key takeaways:
As I considered my options during my senior year of college, I knew all about this Cult of Passion and its demands. But I chose to ignore it. The alternative career philosophy that drove me is based on this simple premise: [...]
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