Q: how to teach a child to be well behaved in a group
A: If you figure out the answer to this one, be sure to sell it.
Q: do my students write awful things about me
A: probably… but most likely it isn’t a big deal, they’re just temporarily frustrated with having to learn stuff
Q: tiaa cref life funds?
Q: why it’s important to work a minimum wage job
A: It’s not. Not even if you’re an over-privileged Fox news commentator. Turns out they don’t learn any good life lessons from that.
Q: should i give a christening gift after ive given a substantial baby gift?
A: It is totally up to you.
Q: does anyone love their vertical blinds
A: people love all sorts of hideous things
Q: can temp work hurt you in the long run
A: oh man, I just read a paper with this as a side-finding and I think the answer is no. Though logically it depends on what the temp work is replacing– it’s probably better to do career work than temp work and temp work than nothing. YMMV.
Q: how do i tell my in laws who have grown up kids i wont be buying them chrismas pressents from now on ?
A: politely? Or passive-aggressively. Or not at all…
Q: why are my kids so grumpy after preschool
A: Not enough naps. Also possibly hunger.
Q: what is going on in education these days
A: First generation of entirely NCLB is reaching college. Joy of joys. At least the whole language cohorts seem to have finally passed through and these kids can read even if they can’t think critically. Critical thinking is a little easier for us to teach than reading.