Gifted Children, Education, and Abuse

I spent a lot of time locked in the library, when I was a kid. Just to be clear, I don’t mean visiting the library, or absorbed in reading at the library, or gee, I was one of those kids who always begged their parents to take them to the library. I mean locked in.

Name The Crime

I ran across a headline in Jezebel (not my usual reading) yesterday. “After Body-Shaming a Fellow Gym Patron, Dani Mathers Will Be Tried in Court” Body Shaming? Well, don’t get me wrong. She definitely did that, too. (Allegedly, but in an already admitted it in an online video, and apologized, but really doesn’t want a

A-to-Z Challenge: Content Management System

A content management system is basically a computer program that manages content, and typically the content of a website. So… well… WordPress springs to mind. There are plenty of choices out there. So, once upon a time, I had some grade school teachers who decided (or possibly were told) that computers were the wave of

Coding as a Foreign Language

Florida’s fine senate has approved making computer coding a “foreign language” that will fulfill¬†the 2 years required to get into¬†Florida’s public university system. The kids would be able to take coding instead of a foreign language. Huh. I took foreign languages–of a human, organic variety–in high school. More of them in college. I taught English

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