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3 "Messy" Tensions to Challenge Our Thinking on Learning and Productivity

by Ben Koch

There’s an unspoken truism most of us adults have internalized that goes something like this: “If only I were more organized with my time, more focused on my goals, and more disciplined with my tasks, I’d finally achieve X.” Around New Year’s each year, this guilt-infused mantra is the fuel for many a well-intentioned resolution involving elaborate new systems of organization and task management.   1,212 more words

Ed Research And Trends

Go read! Tim Challies on the movie The Shack

The movie based on William P. Young’s bestselling novel, The Shack, is set for release on March 3. Both the book and movie trouble me. 231 more words

Pilgrim's Progress Revisited

My blog history of the election

My “blog history” of the American election is being published which consists of all of the posts I did on the election starting in July 2015 when I actually saw Donald Trump in Las Vegas. 271 more words

Politics - International

10 books I'd write

Today’s post is going to be about 10 book titles I’d write, and here they are:

  1. Eastern Europe, and who we are
  2. Give up learning languages with school programs…
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Brainstorm

10 ideas a day

So, there is this interesting challenge, sort of self-brainstorming thing, and in order to keep myself motivated, I will post 10 different ideas daily, and for today, I will post 10 ideas of topics for the next 10 days. 47 more words

Thoughts

Patriot's Day

This is the description of the movie Patriots Day:

An account of the Boston Marathon bombing, PATRIOTS DAY is the powerful story of a community’s courage in the face of terror.

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Cultural

Book Review: You Carried Me

You Carried Me: A Daughter’s Memoir, by Melissa Ohden

I typically do not read memoirs.  This was a very unusual selection for me, but I’m glad I found it.   481 more words

Life