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03.17.2014 | New update December 2, 2013 which includes Yong Zhao link and comments PLUS CNN videos
02.14.2014 | Students should not go to school to win - students should go to school to learn.
12.09.2013 | "For every problem that technology solves, it sort of creates a new one."
12.05.2013 | "There are very few schools that purposefully try to create lines and connections between different fields. The way most high schools are set up, you're in history class, and then the bell rings; then you go to science class, and then the bell rings."
11.19.2013 | Future inForm?"inFORM is a Dynamic Shape Display that can render 3D content physically, so users can interact with digital information in a tangible way. inFORM can also interact with the physical world around it, for example moving objects on the...
11.15.2013 | Guess who needs more of the right stuff? Video via Biz Insider
11.12.2013 | 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 . . ."
11.11.2013 | VIDEO: "We have an education system that is very dependent on where you live, where you live is very dependent on what you can afford . . . "
11.07.2013 | Why Some Kids Handle Test Pressure and Others . . . Not.
11.04.2013 | Not just building an app to play with . . . but a test for cancer
11.03.2013 | Creative Confidence: Must-Watch Interview on Charlie Rose
10.31.2013 | "Education is really aimed at helping students get to the point where they can learn on their own. . . "
10.31.2013 | Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus at MIT, "father of linguistics", political commentator. From bio: "Besides his work in linguistics, Chomsky is internationally recognized as one of the most critically engaged public intellectuals alive today": ...
10.27.2013 | "If we want children to be inventors, we have to give them opportunities to invent." - 5:00 mark, Mission Hill video
10.23.2013 | The Arts in STEM learning: "I actually explained my whole theory of immunology to an entire art class at a college JUST through visuals and they GOT it. I have many more problems trying to explain it to my students through words in my immunology classes." -Dr. Robert Root-Bernstein
10.22.2013 | Great video from pandodaily, my new favorite tech site, about how the CEO of Deviant Art uses his artistic expression and journaling to help him think, reflect, organize or clear his head to work better.
10.21.2013 | If you missed this one, do check it out below.26 million views and counting . . . two minute run-time....
10.18.2013 | Mental Steroids to the Rescue - - - - The Real Deal, "Pseudo-ADHD" and the Money Trail
10.17.2013 | In this video below, dance moves are equated with having "pattern attributes". This connection is very reminiscent of what mathematician Paul Lockhart was referring to in "A Mathematician's Lament" about math being about pattern-making . . . and art.Isn't also...
10.14.2013 | Five Ways to Succeed in Life and Work