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Erica Salkin, PhD
teacher, scholar, explorer
“What did you do this summer?”
It's a common enough question for people who work in academia. Our annual cycle is different -- our years start ...
Creativity and Time
It's time to talk about time again. As soon as this video started, I could see its direction. The premise ...
“What do we do with a problem like Brian Williams?”
If you're hearing the nuns from The Sound of Music right now, I apologize. But the question remains valid. What ...
If I could save time in a bottle…
If only I had more time... It seems like a lot of people I know say that -- myself especially ...
A letter to Angela
A recent post on PBS’s “EdShift” blog by Angela Washeck has caused a certain amount of buzz in the journalism ...
I’ll be keeping an eye on The Playwickian during the coming school year. For those unfamiliar, The Playwickian is the ...
Bake your own bread
Everyone should learn how to bake bread. Yes, this is relevant to this blog. About a year ago, I made ...
in·ap·pro·pri·ate - adjective \ˌi-nə-ˈprō-prē-ət\: not appropriate, unsuitable* I am breaking one of the rules on leads that I teach here ...
“Click” goes the moral moment
Three seemingly unrelated tweets gave me pause today.... First, "Boston University independent student newspaper apologizes after making light of rape." ...
Nurturing media literacy
Remember Weekly Reader? Every Friday, your teacher handed out a four-page newspaper with the news of the day, but written ...