“Public” Relation….Ship…

The real title of this post is: “Relationships in the age of social media.” I’ve been thinking about this post for a while now. I’ve seen some relationships flourish and flounder from my front row seat on Facebook and Twitter. To get the full perspective we should back up a bit. In the 50’s, you went “steady” or you wore their “pin.” In the 60’s you avoided labels, you were just “groovy.” In the 70’s, you we’re their “Cool Cat.” In the 80’s relationships were “Totally bitchin’” and in the 90’s, there were all sorts of labels to define what … Continue reading “Public” Relation….Ship…

Responsibility

I received this via email from one of my teachers this week. It was sent to the entire class. It reminds me that personal responsibility for your action or inaction is mandatory. I bet he has to send it out every term. I sometimes have to say no to my students. I once had to tell one student that I couldn’t give them credit for submitting the answers for an assignment after the cutoff date. Even though they were sick the day the assignment was due. I also had to tell a student that I couldn’t give them any points … Continue reading Responsibility