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REPOST: Hard Lesson in Sleep for Teenagers

Sleeping in class is a common problem in many students, and is especially high among adolescents. In the following article from The New York Times… 1,113 more words

The peculiar blindness of the highly intelligent

This is not a scientific post. While at Graduate Alumni day last April at Harvard, I listened to the main speaker go on and on about how irrational (translation: stupid) people were when it came to risk, particularly that of flying after 9/11. 678 more words

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What does an Archivist Do? : Career Day at a local High School

On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, I sat in a high school gym in North Philadelphia.  Half the gym had been blocked off, set aside, and beautifully decorated in the school  colors of Simon Gratz Mastery Charter High School.   864 more words


A week ago she learned how to knit

Amazing. EM wasn’t kidding when she said it was already in her. She’s already started at second hat on #9 needles. A 16″ circular. I gave her double pointed needles to decrease this time. 32 more words


Something Korean... and Depressing

I may have mentioned that about ten years ago I taught in the same town most of the kids who died on the Sewol came from. 129 more words

Something Korean