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“You are who you were when” ecourse

Chic-fil-a has a seasonal (summer) peach shake that rocks my world every time I have one. You see, my grandma used to ‘can’ (preserve) peaches in the fall and freeze them for future consumption. It would be the dead of

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Posted in Change, Collaboration, Current Affairs, generational frustrations, generational stereotypes, generations

An open letter to teachers from outer space aliens

With school starting for most students this week, I thought I would share a letter I found that suddenly appeared on my computer from nowhere, out of the blue. I’m not sure what to make of it, but I think

Posted in adaptation, Attitude, Current Affairs, generational frustrations, generational stereotypes, school, stereotypes, teachers, Teaching, Technology, teenagers

Nouns and verbs for a New Year

The New York Times ran an op-ed piece visualizing the significant cultural dynamics of the last decade (00's):   Notice the bottom two categories: nouns and verbs.  Words matter and can succinctly sum up cultural moments and collective consciousness.  Looking

Posted in adaptation, Attitude, Change, Current Affairs, Depth, generational stereotypes, Hope, Meaning

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