January 2010 Archives

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"The Flat World and Education": A Wake-Up Call For Teachers & Parents

Video Comparing The U.S. Vs. Other Countries: What They Do Right & What We Can Learn From Them. Is This The Book Of The Year By Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond? Read more
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Bill Gates: "'Waiting For Superman' Is An Incredible Film"

Watch Two Min. Interview/Trailer: "Film Reminds Us We Need To Change The System" Read more
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The Creepiest Children's Books Ever

From The "What Were They Thinking?" Department - Over The Top Weirdness Read more
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The Lottery: Watch 2 Min. Movie Trailer

With The Third Major Movie We've Announced This Week (!) In Education, Are We Seeing A Revolution Afoot? This Must-See Flick Hits "The System" Hard. Coming in Spring. Read more
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Tom Friedman: "Getting American Kids Excited About Innovation & Entrepreneurship Again"

Tom Friedman: "We Need To Get Millions Of American Kids, Not Just The Geniuses, Excited About Innovation And Entrepreneurship Again. We Need To Make 2010 The Year Of 'Start-Up America'." Read more
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One of Mika Brzezinski's Favorite Books: "Step Out On Nothing" by Byron Pitts

60 Minute Reporter: Against All Odds. Iliterate Until Age 12. Stutterer
Mom, English Professor & Roommate Saved His LIfe
WATCH: Two Amazing Minutes Read more
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VIRTUAL "FIELD TRIP" TO CHINA. INTERRUPTED.

HOW U.S.- CHINESE CYBER-RELATIONS MAY AFFECT EDUCATION Read more
In fact, educators and administrators cannot justify giving the arts an important position in the curriculum unless they understand that the arts are the most powerful means of strengthening the perceptual component without which productive thinking is impossible in any field of endeavor.
Rudolf Arnheim, Visual Thinking
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