Category Archives: education

What Different Student Behavior May be telling us

Just recently I had an encounter with a 14 year old special needs student who opted to spend the first 15 minutes of classroom time sulking through a project which he seemed to have no interest in.  After several attempts … Continue reading

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ORIGINALS … & how non conformists move the world

    Considered one of this generation’s most ‘provocative thought leaders’, Adam Grant explores how individuals with great ideas get ‘discovered’, their own human foibles (like you and me)  and their persistence to act anyway! In pointing out some flaws … Continue reading

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Finding mutual pathways for a Multi Gen workplace

Just recently I had the opportunity to volunteer at a large non-profit agency in Atlanta where a diverse team of employees came together (at short notice) to rescue parrots that were in a state of neglect by a pet lover … Continue reading

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Technology at the speed of light…. but where will it take us?

The world of technology and robotics continue to astound me.  Before 2016 closes, there’ll be Apple’s I-phone 7. Maybe another one that dispenses medication or selects our evening entertainment is also in the making. These notions may not be so … Continue reading

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To share or not share ….who’s guilty?

We seem to be always ‘holding court’ these days whenever the issue of teenagers and internet privacy come up. Let’s take some incidents in the recent past: one teen whose naked photos sent to her boyfriend lover went viral after … Continue reading

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Ex Machina … Taking another look at Artificial Intelligence

Virtual reality gets more intriguing by the minute! The most recent is the movie, Ex-Machina  in which scientist/entrepreneur Nathan develops Ava a female robot with more than just bare artificial intelligence. His creation is meant to prove that Ava is conscious; … Continue reading

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