Thomas Friedman, in his book The World is Flat, writes that if you wish to be unaffected by the sea-change of events coming from the flattening of the global economy, you need to be special (Tom Brady), specialized (work that cannot be digitized, ie. brain surgeons), or anchored (barber). Even the specialized must constantly . . . → Read More: Creating a New School of Thought-Updated
A presentation to AAUW, Enterprise, Oregon September 13, 2010.
Please take a moment to answer each of the following. Base your answer on what you believe is appropriate for your own child:
1. The primary purpose of reading instruction is:
Life-long love of reading To read and comprehend the written word at a increasing level . . . → Read More: How We Got Here (and what can we do about it?)
Mugwump is an interesting word with a history of changing meaning. It derives from an Algonquin word meaning “war leader.” It was used to mean officer or duke in the written English of the colonists and transformed to boss or bigwig by the early 19th century. In the 1884 presidential election, a group of . . . → Read More: Are You a Mugwump?