Category Archives: education

Career Advising, early 20th Century

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey taught in rural Texas schools from 1900 until 1919. Here he describes talking to to two young students about what they wanted to do with their lives. There were two boys in that School that I … Continue reading

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SXSWedu 2017 doodle-notes (Part 2)

…continuing with last week’s doodle-notes from the Land of A-Ha’s: SXSWedu. Wednesday Tim Ferriss: Secrets of Accelerated Learning and Mastery The Challenge of Curation Next Generation Transmedia Learning Ecosystems How to Make Awesome Educational Videos The Premise & Promise of Hybrid Higher … Continue reading

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SXSWedu 2017 doodle-notes (Part 1)

It’s been a week since SXSWedu 2017 so it’s about time I post some of my doodle-notes from the 4 days in the Land of A-Ha’s! Monday Monday morning, as soon as I told my wife, “I’ll call you for … Continue reading

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Pappa’s Childhood (part 6)

Continuing “Pappa’s Childhood”, mom’s edit of her father’s memoirs of his youth in rural east Texas circa the late 19th century. Most of our teachers had spelling matches on Friday or speaking. Usually, we had spelling one Friday and speaking … Continue reading

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Pappa’s Childhood (part 3)

My Mom edited the start of her father’s autobiographical notes.  I’ve shared this part about his early schooling in 19th Century East Texas in a prior post, and now wanted to include it in sequence. About this time, the first school in out neighborhood … Continue reading

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19th Century School — a Gold Medal Contest

Texas Schoolteacher G.M.C. Massey — my grandfather — writes about motivating students in the late 1800’s.  …from the beginning of the use of the first Grade Certificate and School at Oak Grove, 6 miles East from QUITMAN, Texas I had … Continue reading

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Graduation, 1944

‘Tis the season of graduations, college and high school alike. In the spirit of the season and commencement speakers, I’m turning over this post to a guest blogger: my mom, and her high school commencement speech, given as valedictorian of the … Continue reading

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