Millenials in the Workplace

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[icon name=”globe” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] What Happens When Millenials Run the Workplace

“We called people on phones and we — I don’t know — we faxed people,” Ms. Plank said, sounding exasperated. “And we had to mail things. And no one really took my opinion into consideration.”

New York Times – March 19, 2016


[icon name=”globe” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Should Teachers Join Twitter?

“I spend 75 percent of my time in the app getting news on everything from politics to technology to, yes, the Kardashians. Twitter is one of the few places where you can get direct access to the newsmakers, too, and eavesdrop on conversations between people you’ll never meet in real life.”

Education Week Teacher – March 22, 2016
[Thanks to TW Williamson for this contribution]


[icon name=”globe” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Heavy Recruitment of Chinese Students Sows Discord on U.S. Campuses

“Many Chinese students “are woefully underprepared,” she says. “They have very little idea what it means to be analytical about a text. They find it very difficult to fulfill basic requirements of analytical thinking or writing.””

The Wall Street Journal – March 17, 2016



[icon name=”bullhorn” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Who Needs Handwriting?

“My co-author and I do believe that if we could get people to use their laptops more like they are currently writing longhand, they would benefit.”

Freakonomics – February 10, 2016

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