May 2011


Commencement Speeches 2011: Amy Poehler at Harvard and Tom Hanks at Yale

Very different speeches, laden with humor, but both circle round to our shared humanity, lest we forget. Read more

Lady Gaga bullied in high school: "it sticks with you for life"

Lady Gaga visits Barbara Walters and the gang on ABC's "The View." Video. Read more

Robotics in High School: the "Football Culture" Alternative?

CNN Documentary follows 3 Students through a National Robotics Competition Read more

HBO's "Journey into Dyslexia"

"Are these people more visionary, can they see things differently?" Read more

Can your Middle Schoolers create their own video games?

Watch: 3-minute video - 5th-8th Graders across the country "create," not "consume" . . . Read more

Teachers "Doing The Flip" To Help Students Become Learners

"The way we were taught is not necessarily the way we should be teaching students." - Stacey Roshan, High School Algebra Teacher, Bullis School, Montgomery County, Md. Read more
Celebrated heads of states or especially great communicators . . . did they have brains or knowledge? NO, they were popular! It's all about popular--- It's not about aptitude, It's THE WAY YOU'RE VIEWED, so it's very shrewd to be very, very POPULAR, like me!
from the Broadway show, WICKED
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