READ! READ! READ! |Reblog

bazaar Kuwait is out for September, and as usual, I have an article in its pages. I say, “as usual” but in fact, there is a little thrill of excitement to see something I wrote in print – real print – not just online. This month has a little extra groove going because the picture isContinue reading “READ! READ! READ! |Reblog”

Learning Waterways | Guest Post

I’m really pleased to post an article written by my friend, John MacArthur. Eclectic, acerbic, witty, and akin to Eeyore (he would prefer that I not use “curmudgeonly”), John’s writing often takes me to thoughtful places I haven’t been before. ~S I’ve been a high school teacher, or, if you prefer, a “leader-forth” or educator for a while and ifContinue reading “Learning Waterways | Guest Post”

Sanctioned Peeping. What the…?

The world of Twitter has provided endless fodder and seed ideas for blog posts. This week, it was an article posted by @EAGnews about a Buffalo NY mom  who is outraged that her daughter was subjected to an (attempted) Tanner Screening by a high school nurse. Apparently, the girl was trying out for high schoolContinue reading “Sanctioned Peeping. What the…?”

‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ and What it Means for Education

Originally posted on Online Learning Insights:
Macmillan Publishers I recently finished Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize winner in Economics. Kahneman received the distinguished prize for his “Integrated economic analysis with fundamental insights from cognitive psychology, in particular regarding behavior under uncertainty, thereby laying the foundation for a new field…