Friday, October 5, 2012
Reading Roundup 2012.10.05
Here are a few things I've been reading this week:
The Motherhood of the Traveling Pants, This American Life, (Sep. 28, 2012)
Really fun story about pregnancy gender prediction in one family.
The Mom Stays in the Picture, Huffington Post (Oct. 2, 2012)
Just try to keep a dry eye. An article about keeping perspective.
5 Biggest Lies about America's Public Schools—Debunked Alternet (Oct. 1, 2012)
I swear I read stories that are more than lists, but I guess writers are writing a lot of list stories lately.
Alfie Kohn on Standardized Testing, Edweek (Sept. 19, 2012)
His speechwriters had President George W. Bush proclaim, "Measurement is the cornerstone of learning." What they should have written was "Measurement is the cornerstone of the kind of learning that lends itself to being measured."
170 Scientific Reasons to Avoid Soy in Your Diet, The Healthy Home Economist (Sept. 29, 2012)