Education: Step Away From the TV

Mamacita says:  Sometimes I feel like several different people when I talk or think about education.  Most of me can’t even begin to comprehend how anyone could not want to learn as much as possible, every passing moment.  Some of … Continue reading

Still More Things I Haven’t Done Yet

Mamacita says: There are so many things I haven’t done yet; it’s sadly easy to find ten things when I do these posts. 1. I have never tasted Ovaltine. 2. I have never seen a single episode of Sponge Bob. … Continue reading

Ten Things I STILL Haven’t Done Yet. . . .

Mamacita says: You’d think I didn’t get out much. . . . 1. I have still never used an ATM machine. I think this knowledge would only have negative consequences for me. 2.  I haven’t been addicted to a television … Continue reading

I See Stupid People

  Mamacita says:  It worries me that so many of our students don’t have enough schema to make simple connections – at least, what were once considered simple connections. You know.  Those people, places, events, and stories that EVERYBODY knows? … Continue reading

Back Off – Your Kids Don't Need An Adult Best Friend

Mamacita says:  I can remember being really little, and I can remember my parents playing with me. (Those are my parents; aren’t they pretty?) They played with me whenever they could, but it wasn’t very often. I can remember Mom … Continue reading