Sara Foss's Thinking It Through
by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Common Core is no cure-all for readiness

What’s always missing from the Common Core discussion is how you get students who are already struggling to master tougher, more rigorous material.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Some Thoughts on “Frozen”

I finally got around to seeing what is destined to become a Disney classic
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

At My Sister’s Bridal Shower

More fun than your average shower
Monday, June 9, 2014

Cuomo, legislators let voters down

Back in January, I wrote that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State speech was a little like “Forrest Gump” — a rousing crowd-pleaser that aimed to offer a little something for everyone.
Saturday, June 7, 2014

Red-light cameras no be-all, end-all

Do red-light cameras work? Research appears to be mixed.
Friday, June 6, 2014

Living Colour at the Plaza

Formidable musicianship and songwriting, a diverse mix of influences and a lot of fun.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Casino won’t be a win-win proposition

Whenever I listen to arguments in favor of the casino proposed for Schenectady, I feel like a little devil’s advocate is sitting on my shoulder.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

NBA Finals Pick

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Watching “Godzilla”

It didn’t quite live up to my impossible expectations, but it came pretty close
Monday, June 2, 2014

Concerns on digitized medical records

This weekend I read with interest that New York is building one of the largest computer databases of medical records in the country.

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