Culture

September 2010

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Colbert to Parents: Keep Fear Alive

"The More You No" Video: Banning Books & the March on Washington DC in October Read more
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"The Many Teachers In Our Lives"

"Five Writers Share Their Memories" Of Fellow Soldiers, Parents, Spouses & Friends
Opinion From The Los Angeles Times Read more
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Harvard Kids: On Speed Dial Where Life Is A Blur

Intensely Scheduled Extracurricular Activities Take Center Stage Read more
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Waiting for Superman: A "Signal Moment" In Education?

"It's a moment ripe with ferment and possibility, but also rife with conflict, in which the kind of change that fills many hearts with hope fills others with mortal dread- and which gives a movie like 'Superman' a rare chance to move the needle." Read more
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Destination: Education

Imagine If Every Student Spent A Year Abroad Before College. . . Read more
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New First Impression: Your Child's Digital Tattoo

A "New Cache Society"?On-Line Messages Live Permanently On the WebFuture College & Job Seekers:  Listen UpVideo Below With so much press dedicated to cyberbullying and the ill effects of too much time spent on-line, let us not forget how important... Read more
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ADHD? Or, Too Young for School?

Rampant Misdiagnosis of ADHD - Grow Up! Read more
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Recording Artist & Philanthropist John Legend To Bill Maher: "You're Wrong On Education"

Retaliates Against Maher's "Rule" To "Fire The Parents, Not The Teachers" Read more
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The Professional Lives of Teachers in Singapore

An American Math Teacher Travel Journal Read more
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India's "I Can" Mind Shift: What America Can Learn

By Empowering Kids To "Lead The Change", India Raised Math, English and Science Outcomes Read more
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Transforming School for Real Learning: The Video to Watch

Best education video of 2010? Brilliant TED talk by Chris Lehmann, principal of Science Leadership Academy -- a featured school in "Apple in Education" series takes on technology to meta-cognition to empowering students to the role of education. Check it out. Read more
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The Cheerleader Culture Riff

The Worst Kind of Role-Modeling? Read more
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Leonardo da Vinci
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