Slideshow

June 2013

graduation.Kirsten-olson.jpg

High School: Are the Kids Alright?

"Long ago my son determined exactly how not to let the institution of school get in the way of his learning, and had explicit plans for choosing courses carefully so that he had ample time to attend local university lectures and participate in arts events." Read more
CIMG0353.jpg

Why Parents & Educators Should Know about the Maker Movement

Essentially, if your kid can't build, do or make, maybe you should re-evaluate their education Read more
weekend-reading.jpg

How To Learn Math: FREE Summer On-line Course from Stanford U for teachers & parents

Here is a great "manageable" (for those of us who are time-crunched) Summer School opportunity from Dr. Joanne Boaler.I've signed up - do check it out here.The Daily Riff previously featured Dr. Boaler in the post, Math Heaven and Hell.-... Read more
robinson.jpg

10 Questions for "Guiding Knight" Sir Ken Robinson

"At the heart of my argument about what should happen in education . . " 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
Follow The Daily Riff on Follow TDR on Twitter

find us on facebook

Riffing good stories