Culture

May 2010

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The Oil Spill And Our Educated Citizenry

 "To educate a man in mind and not in morals is  to educate a menace to society."                                              ... Read more
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Bright Spots For Jobs: College Grads

"Companies in second-tier tech locations such as Austin, Texas, and Raleigh, N.C., had an easier time recruiting talented employees during the slump. But now that Silicon Valley firms have started aggressively hiring, and the general economy is improving, competition is stiffening. . . " Read more
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Graduation Mash-Up: Reality-Check Time

Three To Read: Sharp Observations On Our Graduating Class Read more
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Marijuana For A.D.D. Instead Of Adderall?

". . . .Andrew, Weed Is Nothing Short Of A Miracle For Me . . ." Read more
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Dear Millennials: Your Parents Lied To You

"You're wonderful, sweetie. Just keep working hard and you can be anything you want to be. Great job!" (soccer mom, 1992) Read more
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"Ritalin Or Recess?" Are Schools Promoting The Use Of Drugs?

"Study high, take the test high, get high scores" - NYU Student Read more
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A 2.5 Year Old Has First Encounter With An iPad

Video: Approaching the 1 Million Mark In Hits - Oh, The Places These Kids Will Go! Read more
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War On Cancer & Chemicals Affecting Our Kids

"Some 41 percent of Americans Will Be Diagnosed With Cancer": Six Things We Can Do Read more
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Education Business: Major Revelations About For-Profit Schools In PBS Special "College Inc."

College Inc., a powerful special documentary aired last night on PBS's Frontline, covers the hot topics in higher education and is just too compelling to miss:  for-profit schools like Phoenix University and DeVry, how on-line is impacting higher ed, the... Read more
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Chatroulette: Is Your Teen/Tween On This On-Line "Porn" Chat Room?

What Every Parent MUST Know: New Free Video Chat Site With No Real Age Restriction Making It Big With The Younger Set Read more
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National Geographic Bee FINALS

Hosted By Alex Trebek - Spread The Word - 5 Million Kids Entered! Read more
Now, keeping in mind these fourfold interests - interest in conversation, or communication; in inquiry, or finding out things; in making things or construction; and in artistic expression - we may say they are natural resources, the uninvested capital, upon the exercise of which depends the active growth of the child..
John Dewey, The School and Society, 1900
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