Monthly Archives: April 2015

Gouged & Gauged

Dear Diary, I feel less pain today as my fellow educators across the globe probe my writings to inform me of mutual discoveries in our places of learning. Our roles in society as teacher, educator, professor, lecturer, tutor, instructor, counselor, … Continue reading

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Diary of Working Stiff: They Call Me Teacher.

Dear Diary, I suffer stomach pain for the 35th hour since our administration took their second pay raise this academic year. The word “beleaguered” doesn’t even begin to describe the feeling from daily occurrences manufactured from the top “executive team” … Continue reading

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Fail Your Way to the Top and Get a Raise Too!

Have you heard about the new dance craze in America? All of the people over $150K earnings for upper administrative/management employment are shimmying and shadowing to the beat – it’s called the BEAT DOWN of those actually doing all of … Continue reading

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If you could ask a citizen of Europe…

What would you want to know about the life they live with free healthcare and education?  What questions would you ask if you traveled there and wished to capture the most amazing part of the world that asks not a … Continue reading

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Predicate Mediocrity

Dana Jae’s NEXTworld Blog #222 America, overwhelmed by the globalization titans, forges ahead. Her citizens are lost in the daily ritual of wash, rinse, repeat. The re-spinning of Warren G. Harding’s vapid proclamation of a “return to normalcy”, thwarts the … Continue reading

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Peristaltic Procession

First, let me thank my friend Monica for lending me her excellent David Lodge novel, “Nice Work”, as this provided me with today’s title. Ah! another entry in Dana Jae’s NEXTworld blog: I’ve been reading a bit of the Guardian … Continue reading

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Sonic iPadosopher

Here we go on another journey into the “pad world” of the very touch-able iPad apps for sound.  This is one area that I constantly learn from one of my previous students who actually made me want to buy an … Continue reading

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