September 2012


7 Ways to Spark Engagement

Moving from on-task to learning: "Have you noticed that 'on-task' does not always mean engaged?" Read more

"Let's Raise Our Kids To Be Entrepreneurs"

"We're Giving Them Ritalin & Saying To Them: Don't Be An Entrepreneur Type, Fit Into This Other System And Become A Student". Video Read more
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Zuckerberg Doesn't Have a Tiger Daddy

FACEBOOK Zuckerberg father: "Rather than impose upon your kids or try and steer their lives in a certain direction, to recognize what their strengths are and support their strengths and support the development of the things they're passionate about." Read more

Are our kids sitting too much? (Are we?)

"What's particularly interesting about recent research is the revelation that sitting for extended periods of time does significant damage to human health that cannot be undone by exercising." Read more

Learning Math: The Symbol Barrier

Street Math, School Math, and Video Games Read more
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Rethinking Education via The Economist

Pattern Matching & the Human Brain Read more
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