It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.Leonardo da Vinci
New update December 2, 2013 which includes Yong Zhao link and comments PLUS CNN videos
Many parents in the United States assume that (math ability) is just some kind of aptitude - some kids have it, some kids don't . . . The result is most of our kids (in the U.S.) don't do really well in Math . . ."
Not just building an app to play with . . . but a test for cancer
Creative Confidence: Must-Watch Interview on Charlie Rose
Looking for Intimacy in the Age of Facebook is a higher education course (yes, you heard right). Interestingly, social media may inhibit creativity and innovation
"Education is really aimed at helping students get to the point where they can learn on their own. . . "
"Most students will not find a steady diet of test-prep drills and worksheets to be particularly meaningful, and accordingly, they will not put forth optimal learning effort."
Are our kids sitting too much? (Are we?) Exercise: Miracle-Gro for the Brain
Mental Steroids to the Rescue - - - - The Real Deal, "Pseudo-ADHD" and the Money Trail