Category Archives: Education

Thoughts about the education system and learning in the 21st century.

No Lifeguard on Duty

Nothing is more tragic than a preventable accident made worse by lazy, apathetic parents. If you take on the awesome responsibility of caring for a child—even for a day or an hour—I believe there are four skills you should absolutely … Continue reading

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Let’s keep this a secret.

“Let’s keep this a secret.” These words are poison. One of my parenting fears that never goes away is sexual abuse—the lifelong pain that victims carry cannot be underestimated. I will do everything in my power to keep my child … Continue reading

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Teachable Mmmm..moments.

I love food. Food is energy and nutrition, but it’s also a celebration of tastes and traditions and experiments and seasons. Food is love. So it’s no surprise that I like cooking, even with kids. Now, normally I reject the … Continue reading

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This teacher excites me.

I just had the most inspiring conversation with a teacher at my son’s school. Not his current teacher; just one that I have come to know over the years. Today we started talking about technology in the classroom, but the … Continue reading

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