CJ Westerberg: February 2013 Archives


Should Schools Teach Students How-to-Code + Lessons Beyond

More concerning is that if we can't portray what is taught in school as compelling, maybe it's not as relevant as we think. Read more
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Gifted Student or Test-taker Extraordinaire?

The iconic educator Howard Gardner sends a brilliant Letter . . . Read more

How to Get to Mars (in 6 minutes)

In case you missed this one - very cool, it is!... Read more

Wanted: A new superhero to feed America

"My superhero is the food angel. She leaves a basket . . . " - Feeding America PSA Read more

Mother Nature's Child: New Documentary Trailer

Children today spend on average spend less than 40 minutes "outside" Read more

Jon Stewart: Time to have some new voices in education on your show

Gardening, Tools and Too Much Fertilizer Can Burn Sir Ken Robinson Video Below: Teachers are like Gardeners Read more

Rocketship Education charter school founder on a new flight

"Rocketship Education founder John Danner leaves charter school to start online-learning company" 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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