Guarding Our Time and Energy

By Becky Knight, Ph.D.~ When I watch my two-year-old grandson play, I admire the way he is entirely into the moment. There are no deadlines to meet, no bucket lists to complete, and no return calls to make. For him, there is only now. Once upon a time, we all had his ability to ruminate

We Are in Control of Our Learning

By Dr. Becky Knight ~ Pedagogy:  The activities of educating, teaching or instructing For most of us, the typical paradigm of content-loaded, objective-driven, deterministic schooling was our societal burden to carry from early on. Many of our traditional school systems delivered content to us for the single goal of yearly optimal assessment outcomes with little

Geragogy—The Way We Want to Learn at 50+

By Dr. Becky Knight ~ Many of you may have heard of the term, “Pedagogy” which generally refers to the study of how information is exchanged in teaching or the method and practice of teaching. Some of you may have also previously heard of the term “Andragogy” which means the method and principles used in

Marie Kondo: Creating a Thrift Store Revolution!

Whether or not you are following the newest craze that is Marie Kondo’s wildly popular approach to tidying up, there is no denying that the current decluttering trend is creating quite an impact on thrift stores, they are bursting at the seams with donations. For those of you who have not heard of Marie Kondo,

“Use It — Or Lose It!”

By Stephanie Reinke, Ed.D. These are words we often hear in relation to our muscles; if we don’t use them, they will atrophy. It turns out, this old adage can be applied to our brains as well. Staying intellectually engaged is a great benefit to our health; especially as we age. The research is clear…learning

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