Why does America have so many monopolies? – Big Think


A retired teacher embarks on a mission to find out what became of a beloved student | Aeon Videos


Stories that Inspire…

The Weight of the Glass Once upon a time a psychology professor walked around on a stage while teaching stress management principles to an auditorium filled with students. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the typical “glass half empty or glass half full” question. Instead, with a smile on … Continue reading Stories that Inspire…

The Useful Crisis

The useful crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis was an actual crisis. The world was hours away from being annihilated–gone forever, all of us. Since then, the media has exploited (and invented) crises on a regular basis, now more than ever, often at the expense of focusing our attention on chronic conditions, which are the real … Continue reading The Useful Crisis

Legerity : W.O.T.D.

WORD OF THE DAY Legeritylə-JER-ih-teePart of speech: nounOrigin: Middle French, mid 16th century 1Lightness in movement or action; nimbleness, agility; (later also) flexibility of mind; mental agility.2Lack of weight or weightiness; lightness of touch or feeling.   Examples of Legerity in a sentence "The lambs pranced with a sense of legerity." "Astronauts experience a feeling of legerity when in outer space."


WORD OF THE DAY AndragogyAN-drə-gah-jeePart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, 1920s 1The method and practice of teaching adult learners.2Adult education.   Examples of Andragogy in a sentence "I prefer andragogy; I work better with adults than with kids." "Since she was teaching adult learners this time, she had to quickly adapt to techniques of andragogy."

Did you know…

Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Daniel Boone (1734)? Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, a woodsman, and a frontiersman, whose exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky. Celebrate Boone's … Continue reading Did you know…

What do you get and what does it cost?

What do you get and what does it cost? This is pretty easy to discuss when we’re discussing buying an ice cream sandwich. It costs $2, you get an ice cream sandwich. It gets a little more nuanced when we talk about what $2 means to you, what the freedom to choose is worth, the … Continue reading What do you get and what does it cost?