What is #theconsumptionproject?
The consumption project is something that I have developed based on my experiences as a teacher. If you had asked me to rate my effectiveness in the classroom during the first two years of my career, I would have easily given myself an A+. In year three, I hit a wall. I fought a daily battle between getting my students to understand math, and getting them to do anything at all. I struggled to make it to winter break, where I questioned my career choice altogether. When the new semester started, I came back to school, re-energized, and ready to try out all my creative ideas to get the students motivated. After one failed attempt after another, I really started to examine exactly what was happening with my students. What I realized was that the student today is so drastically different from the student just a decade ago. The consumption project is an honest examination of the realities of the things being consumed by the student, and their impact on both the classroom and the human connection.
A challenge to live beyond the