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A New Conversation About Literacy

Fast forward a half a millennium or so, and we are still teaching school children how to decode Shakespeare’s plays. And while I take no issue with that, I do take umbrage with the amount of attention being paid to decoding 16th century language versus the lack of attention being given, in this country at least, to the decoding of 21st century language. One skill does not necessarily lead to the other, and that’s the misconception our educational institutions have been laboring under for quite some time.

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Culture Politics

Women Get Sh!t Done – actionable next steps

The record-breaking Women’s March has energized a crowd of women who are looking for actionable next steps. We don’t claim to have all the answers but our gals have added many, if not most, of these action items to their monthly To-Do list. Check Your Mindset Ask Questions. In order to heal the divide in […]

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Thank You to My Sisters

THANK YOU to all my sisters who are marching in Washington DC this weekend (over 40 of my friends at last count.) Thank you for taking time off of work, even as we fight for fair pay and representation. … for taking your children, your grandchildren with you, encouraging them on the long path which […]