Jeff Bloom's Blog

Mullings on teaching, learning, schooling, society, ecology, systems, spirituality, connections…

Variation, Diversity, and Survival

| November 24, 2015

What far too many people seem to forget (or they never knew in the first place) is that variation is key to the survival of living things. From an evolutionary perspective, genetic diversity is necessary for the survival of species. If there is too much similarity or too little variation, species have very little to […]

Researchers at the American Educational Research Association Protest Arnie Duncan and the Corporatization of Education in the U.S.

| May 5, 2013

Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan was invited by the AERA leadership to address the conference attendees. This action was met with protests from the AERA membership.

Acura: Social and Environmental Irresponsibility

| April 28, 2013

Wow! Acura must be going for the award of most socially and environmentally irresponsible. They’ve gone from Acura as the ultimate in aggression to Acura (and everything else) as the mark of extreme luxury. If we all follow their examples, we’ll self-destruct sooner than later.

Welcome to my new Blog

| October 12, 2010

Welcome to my new blog. At this point I do not have a great deal of time to add new content on a regular basis. However, I will be moving my entries from my previous blogs over here. Please check in occasionally and feel free to participate and comment.