Gov. Jeb Bush,
Rev. Al Sharpton,
Mayor Cory Booker, Newark
Blair Taylor, L.A. Urban League
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March 31, 2010 9:00 AM
If architecture is frozen music, then music must be liquid architecture.architect Frank Gehry to music producer, Quincy Jones, from "a three sixty human being"
Passionate about our edu-nation?
Former CEO of Apple riffs about Steve Jobs, what makes the best innovators & the nature of genius in this essay tribute to mentor - his "Oxford Don" - Alan Kay
Legendary Quincy Jones riffs about music, technology, math, creativity and yes, even parenting in this essay tribute to friend Alan Kay
"At Learning Labs, we've spent hours and hours discussing how we can help students follow their interests and passions, and also help students learn powerful ideas and develop as systematic thinkers." Mitchell Resnick on Alan Kay, Squeak and Scratch
"Even when I try really hard, I'm still dumb." Grading effort is a precarious endeavor that teachers need to think long and hard about before . . .
Is test-prep ruining math education in America?
Check out the alternative "Math Salon" approach
"Is that the best way to encourage learning? Are we so stuck on managing classroom competition that we can't let students explore libraries, or the Internet, and make connections between the textbook and the real world?" --Jay Mathews, The Washington Post
Larry Rosenstock wins because if more people knew about his successful schools, they would be clamoring for them in their own backyards. Watch: 15 spectacular minutes-
The geographic ADHD map is a hoot, while the over-arching message and smug thinking in certain academic/thought-leader/politico circles is not . . .
Alfie Kohn Delivers a Powerful Essay About Motivation, Learning &
Sharing Power in the Classroom