Category Archives: Life Long Learning

Need to Change

We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real? Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451, 1953 US science fiction … Continue reading

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Learning with a great teacher

This is a very intriguing article about a dynamic 5th Grade teacher who went against the grain with some great results. Suben said: “My primary goal as a teacher is to help my students understand the reasoning behind math rules … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Well I have really been slacking on writing in this weblog and I have no excuses. I have a new goal on my Joe’s Goals list to get back to writing here so I am ready to start. I hope … Continue reading

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What is genius?

Extraordinary efforts “It’s complicated explaining how genius or expertise is created and why it’s so rare,” says Anders Ericsson, the professor of psychology at Florida State University in Tallahassee who edited the handbook. “But it isn’t magic, and it isn’t … Continue reading

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Another Great Quote from Gandhi

“Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle,” – Mahatma Gandhi.

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A book I desperately need to read!

This book sounds like something that I need to read to brighten up my rather dismal view of the future that I have had for the past year or so. Fred C. Ikle, one of America’s foremost strategic thinkers, in … Continue reading

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Do No Harm! A mantra to live by

This is an awesome concept and I am 100% behind it. Please join in if you are of a similar mindset! Do No Harm! This is the start of a new movement, the “Do No Harm” movement. We seem to … Continue reading

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