The competition of education vs learning how to learn

There appears to be one school of thought that advocates competition as the best way to improve the educational system ….. but that seems to be a misguided effort since it focuses on the manner in which education takes place rather than on the manner in which learning is actually achieved….accordingly our educational institutions are…

Automation Nation

El Novillero:  Initial thoughts…. Although left for interpretation, my initial thoughts on the above take me to the  “auto-pilot” syndrome that seems to have infected a large part of our society.  Everyone is on auto-pilot, a series of automatic reactions and mindless habbits. It’s not until a curve-ball or better yet a bucket of cold…

Would you toss a $50 Bill

… let me rephrase. Would you spend an hour on Facebook? You could have earned $50 in that hour.  

Greatness of Grit

I was listening to a podcast this morning on the way into work; and they were talking about the ways in which one can develop grit among young children. I found it to be an interesting topic to kick off my morning with especially since I have been spending some time reflecting on society’s generally…