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Millennial Milliseconds: "A Facebook Millennial"

Millennial 4 is at home getting lost on Youtube and binge-watching Netflix, a deadly combination of stress relief, procrastination, comfort, and emotional dependency. He’s been at it for the past six hours, but he doesn’t realize it. 915 more words

Shortstories

Millennial Milliseconds: "A Clubbing Millennial"

Millennial 3 hangs out with her #mains, her #rideordies, her #squad, her #bffs every week.

This Saturday night, they’re at a club.

Blaring music. Blinding Lights. 524 more words

Shortstories

It takes a shtetl: a bevy of diversities and notes on Adacamp too.

Michael Wex, in his wonderful book Born to Kvetch, introduces those who can’t speak or read Yiddish to its vast palette of character archetypes. (I am one of those illiterates, so if I get any of the following wrong, don’t blame Michael Wex.) 1,104 more words

Softwaretesting

Would You--Or Do You--Monitor Your Child's Digital Activity?

In 1994, when I was 13 years old, I did what I suspect many 13 year-old boys might do.  I snuck into my younger sister’s room, found her colorfully-bound private journal, read it, dusted off my fingerprints, and smirked, knowing I now possessed information to get under her skin.   689 more words

No Stone Unturned

Emphasizing the Gift of Attention

Like most teachers, I’m a few weeks into the school year.   I’ve dealt with shifting rosters, a classroom change, opening-school paperwork, and trying to establish a positive, productive classroom culture. 549 more words

Opinion

Maintaining a Blogging Presence, Catalysts, and Inspiration

As much as I love being online, blogging, Tweeting, and the like, I don’t like how demanding it feels sometimes.  How, if I don’t write a captivating post or send out X number of Tweets, then I’m somehow falling behind.   661 more words

No Stone Unturned

Fake Followers and Follows: Scram!

Congratulations!

If you have recently subscribed to Mindful Stew, you might be the site’s 1,500th follower!

Except that you’re probably not, as I know a large percentage of this blog’s followers aren’t real–I’m not sure how many flesh-and-blood folks follow the ‘Stew.   388 more words

Opinion