Culture

March 2010

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Why Do Schools Have To Be So Beige? Brooklyn Middle School Shows True Colors

Why do most schools look like left-over military bases? Read more
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Controversial Documentary "Waiting for Superman" Expected To Shake Up Education World

Directed and produced by Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim of An Inconvenient Truth, Superman "reminds us that education 'statistics' have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy, and Emily." Read more
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Discovery Premieres Stunning 11-Part "LIFE" Series - Natural Science Lessons At Home

Narrated By Oprah Winfrey - Photography "Ultimate Portrait In Animal Behavior" Read more
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Why We Need Mentors In School & Work More Than Ever

"The young entrepreneurs who are starting companies for the first time are best served by seeking out and getting experienced serial entrepreneurs as angel investors, board members, and mentors.We encourage all of the first time entrepreneurs we work with to do... Read more
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Create 1.5 Million Jobs By Fixing Our Crumbling Schools?

Sounds like a plan.  Link here for more info. How any school in this country has sub-par facilities is beyond comprehension.What do you think?... Read more
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History Maker Tom Hanks & Colbert Talk HBO's "The Pacific" & Video Visit To The White House

HBO's "The Pacific" - See new videos below w/Stephen Spielberg & Tom Hanks at The White House PLUS Hanks has some fun with Stephen Colbert defending his "History Maker" moniker, as coined by Time magazine. Read more
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Bill Maher: Fire The Parents, Not The Teachers

VIDEO - Did Newsweek Cover Put Maher, A Teacher Union Critic, Over The Edge? Read more
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Michelle Obama: "We're In Charge" - Obesity Not Kids' Fault - Global Issue

Newsweek breaks this week with terrific multi-article coverage of First Lady Michelle Obama's take-no-prisoners campaign to help bring our child obesity epidemic and our super-size-it mentality to a tipping point.  Link to articles here.   An excerpt of her much-needed "tough... Read more
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Top Chef Jamie Oliver Joins FLOTUS Michelle Obama Vs. Our Overweight Kid Epidemic

Join the "Food Revolution": Can Your High Schooler Cook 10 Healthy Meals? Videos. Read more
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PBS: Next "Golden Age" Of Arts In America

Spearheaded By The Surge In New Media, PBS Prez Announces "Major Online Initiative" Bringing Arts To Wider Audience In An Impassioned Speech In Los Angeles. Read more