For today's 20/20, Anya and I read What Happens When Millennials Run the Workplace? I think that it's at least an interesting read, although it may not be my favorite. As someone who is starting to think about what I want to do with my life over the next 10 years, this article provided an explanation … Continue reading Spaces, for Class and Work
(This was written in 20 minutes, please forgive mistakes). Nature is an interesting thing. As humans, we've been studying and using and talking about nature since practically our beginning, but we are not separate of nature. We don't create nature, yet we sometimes act as if we do. In Norse Mythology, the Tree of Life … Continue reading Trees and Ecosystems
(This was written in 20 minutes, so please excuse any mistakes). One of the big themes in Book One of Plato's The Republic is justice. Socrates gets this groups started on this long one-sided argument about what is just, what is unjust, who is a just man, and who is an unjust man and so … Continue reading The Republic: Book One
Culture is an interesting thing. Basically, a group of people gets together and decides, "This is how we want to live," and bam, it's a culture. But the key part there is that it's a group of people, a community. This idea came up in the discussion I had with Anya today after our reread … Continue reading Allegory of the Cave, Part II
(This was written in 20 minutes, so please excuse any mistakes) In Part 2 of #EdJourney, Grant Lichtman has his master list of the “Essential Qualities of a High School Graduate” which is comprised of words that high schoolers came up with. Some of these words seemed pretty similar to me at first glance, so … Continue reading Essential Qualities of a High School Graduate
(Just so you know, this was written in 20 minutes, so please excuse any mistakes). On Monday, Anya and I read "Allegory of the Cave" by Plato out loud and then found various responses to it so we could see how other besides ourselves viewed it. Sometime people talked about education, or religion, or even … Continue reading Does Imagination Depend on Exposure?