How to Find YOUR Loophole in Life


Sidhartha Gautama, the Buddha, said that life is dukkha, a term which loosely translates to suffering. I am not sure English has a word that really captures the concept of dukkha, but scholars have used synonyms like stress and suffering to illustrate what it is that dukkha actually means. The Buddha said: Birth is dukkha, aging is dukkha, death is dukkha; sorrow, lamentation, pain, grief, & despair are dukkha; association with the unbeloved is dukkha; separation from the loved is dukkha; … [Read more...]

Destroy the Factory


The Factory Henry Ford is one of the most influential people in the history of the world, primarily because of the mass production techniques he introduced to modern industrialization. In order to make his automobile affordable, Ford knew he had to keep productions costs low and efficient. He did this primarily through three concepts: (1) make parts interchangeable; (2) employ extreme division of labor; and (3) incorporate the assembly line. I understand that none of these ideas were … [Read more...]

Google Classroom Review: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I am not sure if this is a "bad" but it is worth noting that your students will have to have a Gmail account.

Google Classroom has been live for a few months now and I have been using it in my classroom since the middle of August. There are a lot of really awesome features of this teaching tool, but a few areas that could probably use improving. If you are unfamiliar with Google Classroom, here is a two minute synopsis of this teaching tool: And here is a 3 minute read on the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Google Classroom. Basically, Google Classroom serves as a central hub for any online … [Read more...]