Mark Twain Minimalism

Seven writing prompts developed as devotional responses to Joshua Becker's Minimalist Devotion. He says this, "Mark Twain has been credited as saying, “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” And I might add a third: the day you throw off any distraction and decide to pursue your purpose fully." I've modified it as a creativity activity for my Psychology-Sociology class. I'll post pictures as I produce work on Tuesdays.

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John Oliver Gets American Public Education

https://youtu.be/J6lyURyVz7k For those who missed it, John Oliver did a blistering +12 min piece on public education, standardized tests, and the Pearson Mafia. What makes the comedic send up both funny and alarming is his ability to simplify the complex psuedo-monopoly, that is the Common Core, even though state and federal officials continue to blindly… Continue reading John Oliver Gets American Public Education