Hello Gentlemen! My name is Matt and I am new to the forum here. I am from a small town in WV about an hour from out capital. I am a history teacher at the middle school level. To tell a little about…Continue
"I agree with both of you; my real sticking point is getting rid of the monuments because there were some important southern figures. I also like your point Travis, the stars and bars weren't even used most often but the KKK and other hate…"
"I almost fear to bring this up, but in light of the shooting in Charleston there has been a huge backlash against confederate memorials and the flag. Should we as a nation just wipe the memory away? As a amateur Civil War historian I refuse to…"
"One thing I've noticed is that by dressing well, I don't have as many problems with parents in face-to-face encounters. I think a sweater vest/khaki combo will always beat the blue jeans/untucked plaid combination some of my fellow…"
"I Really think the clothes maketh the man. As long as your deeds in the classroom and office can back it up. Here's a picture of me at a school even. As the Head of Grade 3 I wanted to stand out a little. Compared to just a shirt and tie all…"
""The moral is the story is that hats aren't dead, but we must as manly hat wearers help kill the image of the ironic hipster rocking out his 20 dollar wal mart brand fedora. "
Nowadays thats how you wear hats, well for my generation…"
"Not at all, people have different tastes - I think them hats are nice, and especially the last one..
Dont see why any of you want to kill off a fashion trend? If you dont like it, dont wear it.. but its whats happening and isnt going to stop"
"Incidentally, you mentioned "very depressed." If that is the case, you do need to see a professional.
Remember: depression is a complex medical condition which affects multiple systems and processes. ONE symptom of depression is that it…"
"A) There is no "foolproof" way. Humans are all individuals, and we all have different motivators. Therefore, none of us can present you with a foolproof way.
B) Ask yourself: "Who is an expert in tweaking personality traits?"…"
"Re: "school kills...creativity:"
After one has mastered the task at hand, the student can be as creative with the skill as possible. But, while learning the task, it is a necessary fact that the learning be very controlled (appearing less…"
The older I get the less time I want to be around / spend time with / listen to / talk with / argue with / Fs and Is. Any more I give them a courtesy listen then move on. This includes guys at work and even some former friends. I guess I just don't care that much anymore. Yes, I have a wide variety of friends. I just feel I want my life to be a little more contented. BTW It seems like it is almost always men. Life is not always hard but it can often be difficult.See More
"I feel like school kills most of any sort of creativity, even in those classes, and I only did the bare minimum to pass. I did okay in those classes, but wasn't particularly interested in them due to the structure. But my opinion is that modern…"