June 2011 Archives


Ten Ways to be an Entrepreneur

Lessons From Matt Drudge, Twitter and Foursquare: Fred Wilson of USV Read more

Are You Ready to Flip?

Part 2 of 3 of "The Flipped Class" Series - Guest Posts Read more

Burma Through Skateboarding

Video - was hooked after the first minute. Global, Culture, Education. Read more

An Awards Day Poem: by a Mom whose son didn't receive one

It's that time of year again, and for many parents, Award Ceremonies at school are like walking an emotional trapeze highwire . . . Read more

Compare Singapore vs. U.S. Teacher Development. Hmm.

How the U.S. Can Build A Better Teacher Read more
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John McEnroe & Bjorn Borg - One of the Greatest Sport Rivalries

One of the best short HBO profiles featuring the relationship between two tennis greats - American John McEnroe and Swede, Bjorn Borg - in a short documentary, aptly named, "Fire & Ice." Read more

Great Movie Moments - The Declaration Of Independence

I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace; that two, are a called a law firm; and that three or more, Become a Congress!" -- John Adams Read more
The secret message communicated to most young people today by the society around them is that they are not needed, that the society will run itself quite nicely until they - at some distant point in the future - will take over the reigns. Yet the fact is that the society is not running itself nicely... because the rest of us need all the energy, brains, imagination and talent that young people can bring to bear down on our difficulties. For society to attempt to solve its desperate problems without the full participation of even very young people is imbecile.
Alvin Toffler
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