How We’ve Situated Ourselves

I'm wrapping up Matt Crawford's The World Beyond Your Head, and it's leaving a lot of questions around education. Throughout the book Crawford questions the hyper-individualized nature of our post-enlightenment selves.  He does it in the context of skilled manual labour, which does a lot to refute the ideal 'generic/flexible intelligence'…

Do What You’re Paid For: the distance between the mediocrity of work and the goals of education

The majority seem to follow the science.The Weather Network had an interesting poll today.  The American Academy of Pediatrics suggested that later start times for adolescents would allow them to function better with their funky circadian rhythms.It's a fact of our biology that our sleep patterns change during adolescence.  Being a…
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