The Relevant Classroom

Mamacita says:  How updated and relevant do you want your doctor’s skills to be?  Would you be content with a dentist who graduated in 1985 and hasn’t updated a single skill since then?  Could you trust your children to a … Continue reading

The Challenger: Never Forget

Mamacita says:  I repost this every year on the anniversary of the Challenger explosion. My school was excited beyond all measure about the Challenger. A TEACHER was going into space, and this was unheard of. The students were thrilled to … Continue reading

Audio-Visual was Cutting Edge, and the Projectionists Ran the School. And NASA.

Mamacita says:  Remember the expression “audio-visual?”  Remember the group of kids whose free period each day was given over to the library, and specifically to run the projectors?  16mm movies?  Reel-to-reel sound recordings?  Filmstrip projectors?  (BEEP.  Advance.  BEEP.  Advance. . … Continue reading