Monthly Archives: January 2014

Poverty

Below are my words, written on January 25, 2014, on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s blog “Get Schooled,” regarding how to improve public schools: “If you want to improve public schools, then work for government programs that will help to eliminate poverty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Social/Economic System in America Must Change to Keep Our Democratic Republic Viable

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Jay Bookman’s blog and column, published on Sunday, January 19, 2014, are my words as response, reposted below: “From a Brookings Institute study on economic activity, published in the Spring of 2013: ‘More recent studies. . . .conclude … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How to Improve Public Education

On Sunday, January 12, 2014, I wrote the following words on two different Atlanta Journal-Constitution blogs in which I described in detail, based on my educational experiences in instructional leadership, how traditional public education can be improved from within. I … Continue reading

Posted in Computers and Technology in Education, Continuous Progress, Dr. John Barge, Greg Bluestein, Individualized Instruction, Mastery Learning, Rate of Learning Varies | Leave a comment

Mary Elizabeth Sings in the New Year, 2014, with President Obama

Time for a reprinting of part of my New Year’s post for 2011: “Long held hierarchial communication within religious, social, and political institutions is giving way to a more egalitarian form of communication. Within my lifetime, dramatic changes have already occurred which reflect this paradigm shift of consciousness. … Continue reading

Posted in President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Speech, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment