Tonight, I have confirmed that the New York Times has stopped the presses to...– Nicholas Jackson, The Atlantic - Hitchens Dead at 62; New York Times Redraws A1 for Obit (via brooklynmutt)
Why is marking a book indispensable to reading it? First, it keeps you awake —...– How to Read a Book – on marginalia and the yin/yang of reading/writing (via curiositycounts)
When an adult took standardized tests forced on... →
hitrecordjoe: leftcoastjane: wow and oy! alyson-noele: rapisoffensive: This was written by Marion Brady, veteran teacher, administrator, curriculum designer and author. By Marion Brady A longtime friend on the school board of one of the largest school systems in America did something that few public servants are willing to do. He took versions of his state’s high-stakes standardized...
The Price You Pay for Quality: An Open Letter to...
This is a real complaint that Devin and I wrote and filed online to our local Whole Foods, in Haight Ashbury, San Francisco. Hi, I enjoy shopping at Whole Foods, and I go there regularly because I enjoy the fresh produce, and the usually very good customer service. My trip today, however, led me to believe that this particular location of Whole Foods is actually run by clowns. Upon arriving in the...
Note to self: Don’t get the flu. It’s horrible.– Me