Parents

October 2017

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The Education Horse Story

15 Ways to Ride a Dead Horse Read more
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How to Create Nonreaders

Why Johnnie and Jane don't like to read . . . and what to do about it
Alfie Kohn Delivers a Powerful Essay About MOTIVATION & Learning Read more
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How 7 Principles Of Baseball Can Help Transform How Teachers Teach

How to Teach so Kids Can Think and Learn - by Harvard's David Perkins Read more
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Learning. Outside the box.

"When you are taught inside a box, you lose parts of yourself." 2 minute Video Read more
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Why Our Kids Don't Get Math

Three surprising reasons why and how it may change our idea of "rigor". Guest Post. Read more
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Parents: Do our kids know what "it takes" to be good at something?

Youth Motivation & Mastery: Create the environment conducive to having kids discover what it takes to become good at something on their own, rather than having "us" - the authority figures - telling them how. Read more
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The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World's Most Surprising School System

New update December 2, 2013 which includes Yong Zhao link and comments PLUS CNN videos Read more
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Is Math Art? Dream or Nightmare? TOP 10 BEST BOOK

"A Mathematician's Lament"
Every parent & educator should check out this book excerpt Read more
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Tom Friedman: Think Like an Immigrant

Five Ways to Succeed in Life and Work Read more
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"The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination"

JK Rowling, Harry Potter Author, Captivates Crowd With Harvard Commencement Speech Read more
Over time and cultures, the most robust and effective form of communication is the creation of a powerful narrative.
Howard Gardner, Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
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