NORMAL SCHOOL: an archaic term used to describe a two-year teacher’s college

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My mother-in-law was a Normal School graduate.   In the 1920’s she spent two years at the school, receiving a degree in education which allowed her to teach in the public schools of New York State.   She followed it up with two years at NYU where she completed a Bachelor’s Degree, making her marketability greater in […]

TAXONOMY: the science or technique of classification.


One way to corral and understand complex systems is to break them down into categories which make sense.   For instance, a company that markets a specific product may want to identify the various categories of customers: everyday customers infrequent customers one-time customers special orders In doing this, the marketing techniques employed to reach these various […]