June 29, 2014 12:49 AM
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.Leonardo da Vinci
"We're not talking about making sure that everybody has private music lessons,"
Quick Video Below Gotta love the college profs for sharing -...
Maybe . . . Why Kids Care More About Achievement than Helping Others
"His job appears to be to convince a generation of people who want to do good and do well to learn, instead, remorselessness. Forget rules, obligations, your conscience, loyalty, a sense of the commonweal. " - Jill Lepore
Adolescents, on the other hand, respond more like cats - aloof, unpredictable, hard to locate, not always coming when they are called, rubbing up against you or jumping into your lap on their terms.
A documentary about higher education that "questions its cost and value" . . .
The New Normal? Unless . . . Today, another school shooting. This time in Oregon. One student dead. One teacher injured."All told, there has been nearly one shooting per week in the year and a half since Newtown."...
Why Do We Give Them Short-Shrift? The Teen Whisperer: How the author of "The Fault in Our Stars" built an ardent army of fans
"Talent Isn't a Number"