S.F. Unified School District Should Be Investigated for its ill-Considered Behavior

The Optics are Bad; the Reality is Worse As you’ve probably heard, all members of a San Francisco Bay Area school board resigned days after they were heard making disparaging comments about parents at a virtual board meeting they didn’t realize was being broadcast to the public. The four members... Read more →


Ted Cruz is the Latest Politician to be Tone Deaf

The Hypocrisy Of It All I have previously blogged about the entitled political class who act as if there is one set of rules for themselves and another for the public. Ted Cruz is the latest politician to be tone deaf. He follows in the footsteps of a variety of... Read more →


What is Blogging Ethics

Becoming an Influencer I’ve been blogging for about 15 years and have developed a code of ethics, taken in part from those who have been there, done that, and my own experiences. Given this relatively new way to communicate on social media, perhaps my observations will help others with similar... Read more →


Intolerance in Society Fueled by the Cancel Culture

Are We Losing Our Humanity? Intolerance in society is being fueled by the cancel culture. The cancel culture is mainly an Internet phenomenon where those offended by the comments of another party become denounced online by those who object to the behavior. It’s one form of a cultural boycott that... Read more →


Biden’s Latest Conflict of Interest

Is His Son-in-Law Seeking to Trade in on the Family Name? The latest disclosure that there may be a conflict of interest for President Joe Biden as a result of professional ties of his family members to other organizations occurred just a few days ago. The problem relates to son-in-law... Read more →


The Entitled Political Class

We Live in a Two-Class System When we think of entitled people, the first thing that comes to mind are millennials, who act like society owes them a living or something else. They feel entitled to high grades in college, a good job, promotion, and other benefits of life. In... Read more →


Digital Threat: Talking To Your Child About Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying: The Greatest Threat to Children’s’ Emotional Stability This is the first of two blogs on cyberbullying, a serious threat to the emotional development and safety of our kids and others most vulnerable in society. When kids are electronically (cyber) bullied, it can be hard for parents to detect, until... Read more →


What are the ethical obligations of a school district and the teachers’ union to its students during the pandemic?

Cancel Culture at Work Again It appears the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education (SFUSD) has plenty of time to vote on changing the names of schools but not enough to ensure that the districts’ schools can open safely. Rather than spend time figuring out the best (safest)... Read more →


What are the Challenges of Switching to E-Learning During COVID-19?

Creating an Effective E-Learning Environment Imagine if the pandemic had hit five years ago. We would not have been able to switch to an online course structure with no live interaction. That would have been a true disaster. It’s hard enough to engage students in the learning experience, but since... Read more →