Teaching Senior Faculty 60+ how to use Technology in their classrooms.

Teaching Senior Faculty how to use Technology in their classrooms. By Dr. Pelham Mead   My job listing at Colleges and Universities is called an Instructional Technologist. Originally, the job was called a Staff Developer in the 1990’s. The demand for more technology created a void of people to be able to both repair desktopContinue reading “Teaching Senior Faculty 60+ how to use Technology in their classrooms.”

Chapter 4 from the novel, The Junior High

  Chapter 4- Sex in the school            There three types of students in Junior High School, the oversexed, the undersexed and those that did not know the difference. Generally the 9th grade students had the most hormones pumping, and were of course the most physically mature compared to a 7th grader. A 7thContinue reading “Chapter 4 from the novel, The Junior High”

The Lion in the Carpet by Dr. Pelham Mead 2018

 In 1950 Billy Alton a typical 8 year old boy in Freeport, Long Island New York contracted polio. There was no cure for polio in the 1950’s, just some pain killer medicine. After two years, Billy’s condition got worse and he needed leg braces and crutches. One day while sitting on the toilet in hisContinue reading “The Lion in the Carpet by Dr. Pelham Mead 2018”

Starting a Gymnastic movement in the 1960’s

If there was any sport more backward in Public School in the 1960’s it was Gymnastics. The Physical Education teachers did not have the college training to properly teach gymnastics, nor did they understand the progressions for teaching skills. Most of all they did not purchase the proper landing mats, tumbling mats and equipment toContinue reading “Starting a Gymnastic movement in the 1960’s”