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Sugar kills your brain cells. Apparently, it really does. I recently stumbled upon this horrible fact as I was rummaging aimlessly for nothing in particular on the internet. 645 more words


61. Things I Can Add: Music Room

The piano may join us
in this corner we call the dining nook
where our family that is two
keeps a bucket
filled with markers and pens… 299 more words


Humiliating the Poor - #45


This story is just almost too sad to read.  It is about a state representative in Missouri who introduced a bill (HB 813) that got nick-named the “surf and turf law”.   895 more words


Poverty and Perception

Text Analysis: Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sundhil Mullainathan  and Eldar Shafir

Relevance to Schools & Ecosystems: Impact of mindset, context, and poverty on behavior; compare especially against recent posts, “

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17,000 Classrooms Can't Be Wrong: Chapter 9

Chapter 9:  Learning Pathways

“The only thing we can be sure about with ‘thumbs up’ is that they have thumbs” (p. 127).

Does each student have to follow the same path to success? 114 more words


EWB Homelessness forum

Here are some shots I took while volunteering at an Engineers Without Borders forum on homelessness a week or two ago.


How Lovely is Your Dwelling Place

Today we pray for the many dwelling places of God in our world. We pray for the high places, the mountains, the great views that bring man feel that God is near. 264 more words