Wit & Wisdom

August 2014

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11 Back-to-School Parenting Scenes of the 70s (Humor)

Get up in the morning and make yourself a cup of Sanka with Sweet 'n' Low. Line up all the lunchboxes on the formica counter top in your kitchen. Open up a bag of Wonder Bread and do this assembly line style. Read more
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We Need Mentors In School & Work More Than Ever

"It is staggering to me that we do not involve the community of "wise olders" outside of school to mentor students of all backgrounds."-CJ Westerberg                        By C.J. WesterbergOne of my big obsessions in the school arena is the importance of... Read more
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Big Thinking & the College Promise

" . . . these kids, like any others, are hungry for big ideas." Read more
The secret message communicated to most young people today by the society around them is that they are not needed, that the society will run itself quite nicely until they - at some distant point in the future - will take over the reigns. Yet the fact is that the society is not running itself nicely... because the rest of us need all the energy, brains, imagination and talent that young people can bring to bear down on our difficulties. For society to attempt to solve its desperate problems without the full participation of even very young people is imbecile.
Alvin Toffler
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