Taylor Marks
The life encyclopedia for Gen Z and Millenials.
Created 24 Nov 2020
  • My long-term career vision
    10 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    What do I want to be doing in 20 years? Running a gap year / alternative school program out in Colorado or the mountains of North Carolina. Participants will spend a portion of the 12 months living at...
  • The unpaved route turned out okay
    04 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    I’ve been putting off writing what drives my career because I dislike nothing more than writing about why I do the things I do. However, I already spend 90% of my time absorbed in my own thoughts thin...
  • 3 Solutions For Prisma
    30 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Prisma is different. Not just in the ideas and frameworks they are teaching, but also in the concept of being a 100% online school. As with anything that’s new and radical, it takes time for people to...
  • Prisma has a chance...
    19 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    The two biggest advantages Prisma has are that it entered the market now (when it’s prime for the taking) and its curriculum. Thanks to the pandemic, most people learned that sitting on Zoom for 8 hou...
  • The Rise of New Online Schools
    12 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    If you haven’t heard of Prisma (my podcast with the CEO), I’m very pleased to introduce you to them. Prisma is more than just a virtual school for 4th through 8th graders. Prisma is a connected learni...
  • The rise of new schools
    05 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    The phrase, “edtech”, short for education technology, is all the rage right now. Don’t trust me? Spend five minutes on Twitter and then get back to me. In the US alone, the education technology indust...
  • hiding in plain sight
    28 Jun 2021 • 3 min read
    Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash On our 12-hour drive from Atlanta to Ann Arbor this past Wednesday, A put on a Snacks podcast episode with guest, Tierna Davidson. The show is hosted by Sammy Mewis ...
  • Baby Boomers and passions
    21 Jun 2021 • 7 min read
    Photo by Clark Van Der Beken on Unsplash A and I had stopped in The Villages — 77.6k people living in a compound (basically) with a median age of 71 — to spend the night with her grandfather on our wa...
  • The capital of Virginia is...
    14 Jun 2021 • 3 min read
    Photo by STEPHEN POORE on Unsplash In fifth grade, I was sitting in the fourth seat of Mrs. Wilson’s history class with my arm raised high — I wanted this question. Today, we were going over state cap...
  • I'm back
    07 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 1 2
    Photo by Ian Anderson on Unsplash I had something else planned for this newsletter, but then when I sat down to make some final touches, I realized what I wanted to say for this week was that: I’m bac...
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