How My Family Helped Me Break Into the Ivy League (The Short Version)

This piece is as much reflections on my education as a continuing graduate student as well as my role as a history and social studies teacher at an independent Waldorf high school. ┬áScandals like last year's Operation Varsity Blues bring to the fore the role of socioeconomic status and inequality at elite institutions of higher … Continue reading How My Family Helped Me Break Into the Ivy League (The Short Version)

Social Media Overload

https://youtu.be/t7Xr3AsBEK4 I remember watching this powerful TED Talk by Sherry Turkle while I was taking a religion class one summer and, lately, I have been thinking of this talk again. I am wondering if I am "done" with social media. Recently, this started with a follow I made on my Instagram account--I know! I followed … Continue reading Social Media Overload