Did you know... ... that today is Dewey Defeats Truman NOT Day? When Harry S. Truman went to bed on November 2 in 1948, he was losing the election for president of the United States to Thomas E. Dewey. Chicago Daily Tribune printers were out on strike so the editors had to guess at the … Continue reading Did you know…
Why should you never talk to pi? Because he’ll just go on forever.
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 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
Meeting my mentee students at SKEI school for ATAL INNOVATION MENTORING - ATL Mentors and wonderful Teaching staff is always a special occasion. Meeting them Online this time due to Covid to deliver a short speech tomorrow.
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."
Would you rather your parents or your boss have access to everything on your phone?
Yada Yada Meaning: A way to notify a person that what they're saying is predictable or boring.
He wondered if he should disclose the truth to his friends. It would be a risky move. Yes, the truth would make things a lot easier if they all stayed on the same page, but the truth might fracture the group leaving everything in even more of a mess than it was not telling the … Continue reading Random Paragraph
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... ... 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…
"Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it."via Art Quote of the Day https://ift.tt/32ehgpb
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?