The Answer Sheet: boomers


Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 11/07/2010

Why technology scares (some of) us -- and what to do about it

Do old wounds from school hinder the ability of many adults to deal with Facebook, Twitter, SCVNGR , foursquare, etc. A veteran teacher thinks so.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:23 PM ET, 11/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Technology | Tags:  baby boomers, facebook, foursquare, technology, twitter

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 10/02/2010

School dances: Another baby boomer failure

For those of you fortunate enough not to have had experience with this yet, here’s what kids do today at many school dances (as well as parties, formal and otherwise): They provocatively grind their pelvises into each other on the dance floor, sometimes standing face to face, sometimes with the boy behind the girl.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:13 PM ET, 10/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  High School, High School | Tags:  baby boomers, boomer generation, boomers, school dances; dirty school dancing; teen dancing; grinding on dance floor