You obnoxious women are disappointing me. I know Kara Swisher would say, “I don’t care” like she does at the end of her podcasts. I was listening to her podcast this morning and it occurred to me that this is the perfect answer. I’ve been thinking about this for years and I had to get this off my mind. Read it all, please, before you scalp me. Continue reading Women, what the F*@K are you doing?
When your evidence-based statement is met with “personal incredulity,” what is the best way to respond in a situation where it is important the person learns? From Quora. When I look at this question, the part that stands out to me is this: “… it is important that the person learns…” The best way I … Continue reading Question: What is the best way to respond?
Seeking novel experiences is one of the earliest behaviors babies exhibit. Even more telling is what happens if novel experiences are absent: A well known developmental milestone for the age of 2 months is that babies will begin to cry if their environment doesn’t change … they will experience pain simply from the boredom of their situation. Continue reading Question: What is the psychology behind being adventurous, and why is it worth developing this trait?
These are new human beings, our kids, that we MADE … from scratch!
There was not a person there before. Now, because of us, there is a wonderful human being there. It is an amazing miracle. And there was really no advice or instruction manual. Continue reading Question: Why do some narcissist parents use their children to make themselves appear loving and caring?
Learning math without using it for a purpose is like studying Latin in 2018. Sure, some people might just love the beauty and history of the language, but it is worthless in the modern world. Kids need to see, feel, and investigate the reasons for the math. Continue reading Question: As a Mathematics teacher, how would you get the interest of your class even if it’s not an easy topic?
This one is easy. You will have a lot more difficult problems with a 13 year old boy than this. Limiting screen time in general is important, but changing the way he looks at the Internet is best until he is old enough to handle more responsibility. Continue reading 7 Step Solution to the question: My 13 year old son is watching inappropriate YouTube videos. What should I do?
This is important because integrity and responsibility are some of the most valuable character traits. They will make a huge difference in children’s lives later on.
But … it is not a high priority to “teach” this. This is something learned from role models and experience. Continue reading Why-is-it-important-for-a-teacher-to-teach-students-to-be-accountable-for-their-learning