People, Politics & Business

December 2010


What Is "Hacking Education"?

Featuring Sir Ken Robinson: "These technologies are transformative, not just economically, but culturally" Read more

A Glaring Fundamental Flaw In Education

Guest Post. What Is Effective Teaching? Is "learning to cope with failure" a parenting flaw or "the way we educate" outcome? Standardized Testing and Stuff We Really Don't Want to Talk About . . . Read more

Forgive Me, Father, For I Have Linked

Laura Bush's Middle School Initiative, Teacher Colleges Being Graded, and Maureen Dowd on the Catholic Church "app" (yes, you heard right) Read more

Disney's Schools In China

" Disney's focus groups find that for Chinese parents, 'education means everything'. English, in particular, is viewed as a ticket to the wider world ..." Read more

Michelle Rhee to Stephen Colbert: Students Ask for Great Teachers

" . . .the problem is you have no organized special interest group that represents children." Read more

Anderson Cooper Gives Rep. Michele Bachmann a History Lesson

Another "group" not treated equally, upon arrival to this country, that was not mentioned by Cooper . . . Video Read more
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Hillary shares anecdotes about perseverance, tenacity and breaking some rules -

Hope we are imbuing our kids with the same sense of perseverance, tenacity, and sense of mission which were hallmarks of Holbrooke, as Hillary so heart-warmingly conveys. Read more

Jeb Bush on "Morning Joe": Digital Learning Takes Center Stage

"We hope we can get to a point, Governor Wise and myself, where digital learning becomes . . . as nonpolitical issue . . . becomes kind of the core way that we educate children." Read more

Mentoring: The New Activism in America

Newark Mayor Cory Booker - Blizzard Superhero - on the move with a call for action in the "education movement " Read more
We are all designers now. It's time to get good at it.
Chris Anderson, Makers, The New Industrial Revolution
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