“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care” – Theodore Roosevelt Friends In our last newsletter, I wrote about how grandparents can be a great source of information and inspiration. Complementarily (is that even a … Continue readingRead More
“A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.” Horace Mann What interests your kids? As I’ve mentioned in previous newsletters, I’ve been trying to become a better cook in the past year. I’ve bought … Continue readingRead More
There is a huge difference between knowing about a concept or process and really understanding it. This applies both to learning in school and in the real world, and applies to everything from finding out about marketing to studying the Constitution. The point that I want to discuss here is… Read More
Confusion is natural: don’t fight it – use it. It is quite natural to be confused or feel awkward when dealing with a new concept or skill. And it is quite natural to resent feeling confused. But the bottom line is that confusion and awkwardness are natural. And one of… Read More
Knowing something well enough to use in the real world is different from knowing it well enough to get a high score on a test. Tests play an important role, but the key to real world competence is to get a “feel” for the skill or subject area. So what… Read More
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