From the description: “NY State Teacher of the Year Award Winner, John Taylor Gatto shares how to easily turn your child into a genius. Great interview!! An intellectual champion for self-directed learning,
Mr. Gatto speaks about Richard Branson’s experience at age 4 which forever changed his life. Get ready for tremendous insight in the creative genius of the young.”
I recently started following Ryan Scribner. Check out this video called “I’m Building A $100,000 Stock Portfolio From SCRATCH (In 2020)”.
He’s doing a new series. From the description:
“In this series, I will be building a $100,000 dividend stock portfolio from scratch investing with M1 Finance. Each week, I will be contributing money to this account. Then, each month I will be providing you with an update video. “
Many, many years ago (well over a decade ago) I applied for Teach for America. I liked the program for many reasons:
It was prestigious: Many Ivy League grads join TFA. I figured I’d meet a lot of interesting, high quality people.
Scholarships / incentives for TFA alumni.
A chance to live in a new city for a couple of years.
Training programs to prepare you for inner-city teaching.
A chance to make a difference.
I applied and got invited to a discussion panel thing in Chicago. I had to write a response to a prompt about teacher pay. I don’t remember too much more about that day. But I do remember being bitter about the rejection letter that came later.
This morning I was online and came across this article, and it made me so thankful I got rejected: