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"When we watch students with books, there’s a very different experience – there’s that power of having something physical that they own, particularly when they write and see their name in print: it’s always there. With computers, it’s gone at the touch of a button."
-Dave Eggers, novelist and founder of 826 National
Jun 7, 2012

"When we watch students with books, there’s a very different experience – there’s that power of having something physical that they own, particularly when they write and see their name in print: it’s always there. With computers, it’s gone at the touch of a button."

-Dave Eggers, novelist and founder of 826 National

In “The Danger of Not Talking to Your Children About Race,” KJ Dell’Antonia notes the following:

Many white parents are uncomfortable talking with their children directly about race. A 2007 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family found that nonwhite parents are about three times more likely to discuss race than white parents. Our hope, often unspoken, is that not mentioning it will show our children that it doesn’t matter.

Read the rest at The New York Times.
Apr 8, 2012 / 1 note

In “The Danger of Not Talking to Your Children About Race,” KJ Dell’Antonia notes the following:

Many white parents are uncomfortable talking with their children directly about race. A 2007 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family found that nonwhite parents are about three times more likely to discuss race than white parents. Our hope, often unspoken, is that not mentioning it will show our children that it doesn’t matter.

Read the rest at The New York Times.

My Year of the Dragon babies article got syndicated and chosen as an Editor’s Pick on a little website called Yahoo!. Now all your moms will read it and pressure you to have kids even more. You’re welcome, Asians!
Mar 6, 2012

My Year of the Dragon babies article got syndicated and chosen as an Editor’s Pick on a little website called Yahoo!. Now all your moms will read it and pressure you to have kids even more. You’re welcome, Asians!

Mar 5, 2012