Tap, tap, text, text, click, click... Are cell phones taking students from merely distracted to dum, dummer, dummest?
I suppose it depends on what "dumb" is. If dumb means instant access to vast sources of information that don't require memory recall to access, that's hardly stupid. And if … Continue reading
Procrastination is a disconnect between the NOW and the LATER. Overcoming the urge to procrastinate requires reconnecting with our own future. "Time Travel" can help bridge the NOW and the LATER.
In Time Travel part 1: Ben Franklin & Managing the Now old Ben gave us some great advice on the … Continue reading
You may delay, but time will not.
- Ben Franklin
By "time management" we usually mean prioritizing, using time effectively, getting things done instead of putting them off. Except that we all "manage" time -- it's a matter of how well. If done properly, the rewards are large -- and costly if … Continue reading
Do we all have an inner John Wayne, or is grit unique to the gritty few?
Is grit a product of circumstance that reveals it or do we need to bring grit to the scene? I'm thinking it's a little of both, but it's certain that some of us are "grittier" than others, and each of us in different … Continue reading
From the Sycamore School Lecture Series: Parenting 21st Century Kids:
On March 1, 2017 at the Arlington, VA Central Library, Michael Bromley presented:
Understanding and Overcoming Procrastination
Michael Bromley discusses strategies to help ourselves and our children overcome the urge to … Continue reading