Culture

May 2012

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Does our educational system put the brakes on the entrepreneurial spirit in America?

"Parents could turn the system on its head if they weren't so caught up in outmoded mentalities about education forged in the stable economy of the 1950s (but profoundly misguided in today's chaotic, entrepreneurial economy)." Read more
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How Design Impacted a Rural School System

A "Small Story" with Big Implications: "We need to be better citizens in our own backyard" Read more
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"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than a year of conversation." - Plato

There is a Play Deficit in our country and it is harming our children. Our children are playing less than any previous generation, and research clearly shows this lack of play is producing profound physical, intellectual, social and emotional problems for today's kids. Read more
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A very viral Al Pacino riff

"Inches" Make the Difference. Inspiration for students, parents, educators - - - Read more
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TEENS -- A LOST GENERATION? NOT SO FAST.

Now almost 16 million views - "brilliant" video - under two minutes 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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