Tuesday, June 25, 2013

What articles would you suggest to friends about GMO? Here are three links that I like to share.

I just visited a language school and met some people I hadn't seen in 8 years.  We were catching up and we realized that we had some articles to share with each other.

a)  Psychology Today (what is your favorite article?)
b)  GMO foods

conversation questions

So, if you want to hit a few articles and spread around some information and have a little "net impact," go ahead and click on these articles and paste them in your "status" bar to spread awareness of these articles.   hit the links in the articles and click the Twitter and Facebook links, too.

This is Why We’re Fat and Sick: Stress in America

You cut carbs, exercise hard, yet you're still overweight and sick. Here's why.

How American Food Makes Us Fat and Sick

Our food has no taste, few nutrients, but lots of calories

Oh My God! What the Bleep Are We Eating?

When is enough, enough?

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Click to raise the number of LIKES for Paul Tough, author of How Children Succeed

The suggested clicks begin with the FACEBOOK page for Paul Tough, the Author.

Go ahead, "LIKE" him.

The importance of community,
the importance of information
Grades were less important than the actual knowledge.

Michelle Obama at a charter school

Download Paul Tough's Chapter 3
... in How Children Succeed, Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control.


This PDF gives some suggestions for teachers

Curiosity (a NY Times Article from 2011)

optimism, and 

How do these skills connect with the survival skills described by Tony Wagner?