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New things and Old feelings

I have returned to school.

Currently, I am taking intermediate algebra, which in my former life,I…

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Dealing with Failure

I wrote about my relationship with my daughter here.  I wrote about the pain of not knowing whether…

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The smug nature of people who feel the verdict was just is amazing. Still, not at all a surprise – The fact that a 16 year old boy was murdered just doesn’t register or resonate as a terrible loss.

We are simple in that we are destined to fail because we…

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Ideas and Ideals

Michael Collins, Gemini 10 & Apollo 11 astronaut, Carrying the Fire: An Astronauts Journeys, 1974.

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Ideas and Ideals

I found this comparison of the definition of those 2 words the other day as I was perusing the…

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A personal side to these posts

Yesterday, I attempted to do my own taxes for the 1st time since I was single with no children.  At…

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This TEDtalk was given yesterday.  My takeaway is that I am excited about this because one of the premises we have been working under is that we learn more from our peers – or more to the point, Children learn easier from other children around them.  I…

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Poverty and Education: Culture

Steps in Central Park. David Reyes, 2012.

I’ve often thought that there was something simple in the…

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This post was written almost 3 years ago.  It is being update with some of the ideas that have been learned since that initial writing.  Like anything else worth doing, new ideas and discussions will shape our ideas in a positive and meaningful manner.

-D

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Ideas for Education

I have had an idea for the past couple of years based on changing education for my children and…

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