Noah D. Arney

A career development professional's musings on books, education, politics, and cooking.



Category: Politics & News

  • Alberta’s Draft Curriculum Is Built on Sandy Ground

    A former twitter thread In June 2021 Calgary Herald published an opinion piece by Dr. Martin Mrazik. It had a lot of issues, but most importantly it tipped the hand about how shaky the foundation of Alberta’s now introduced new curriculum was. “The capacity to critically think emerges from a solid foundation of well-sequenced factual […]

  • Thoughts on “The Real World of College: What Higher Education Is and What It Can Be”

    A former twitter thread This is thoughts inspired by a book review of The Real World of College: What higher education is and what it can be, so take from that what you will. I empathize with what they’re talking about, and I have to assume that the book itself talks about this, but the […]

  • Transformation in Religious Display

    I recently went down to the San Juan Islands in Washington State. It’s a route I’ve been taking for about 30 years, and I remember the view from the Aerostar window and how it has evolved since the early 90s. Because I drove that route at least 3 times a year as a kid and […]

  • Changing Employee Cohorts and Retention

    Originally two twitter threads: thread 1 thread 2. It took everyone a bit of time to notice this year, but the labour market shortage is basically being driven by mass retirements over the last two years, just not where you think (is the cultural moment for a Madisynn MCU reference past? Probably). Employment stats time. […]