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Touching Base

Quite some time has passed since I last posted; featuring significant turning points in my life.

I’ve become tired of people’s characters in my life. They are around only if they feel they can control the situation or you. 95 more words

dissatisfaction (insane rant)

You get this feeling, a general atmosphere, that we are all waiting for something catastrophic to happen. I don’t know if this is just me or more people feel this way, but there is this sense that we’re all just treading water and silently accepting the state of things because we know we are materially well off and we know it is unsustainable so we want to enjoy it while we can, but we also know that there will be a tipping point. 374 more words


John Taylor Gatto: Why Public Education Cripples Our Kids

This is going to be short.  I’m in a rush.  But I really want to share it.

John Taylor Gatto was a veteran teacher (an award-winning teacher) before he became an author and lecturer.   640 more words

How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, And Taxpayers