Video

May 2012

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What's Missing in Education: The Entrepreneurial Edge?

Video Interview- Eric Ries, "The Lean Start-up," and Mark Suster: . . . numerous take-aways for educators, parents and students, covering topics such as the necessity of failure; Steve Jobs; what the next middle class will look like; getting out of our silos (one of my favorite topics); how software development is not just about creating another Facebook; and what's missing in education. Read more
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Teachers Share Their "Aha Moments"

"There was a time when I was a young teacher where I really thought my worth as a teacher was judged by how much I could cover and how much I could transmit to kids . . ." Read more
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A Conversation with Maurice Sendak

"There's something in this country that is so opposed to understanding the complexity of children." -Maurice Sendak, author, Where the Wild Things Are Read more
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How Design Impacted a Rural School System

A "Small Story" with Big Implications: "We need to be better citizens in our own backyard" Read more
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"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than a year of conversation." - Plato

There is a Play Deficit in our country and it is harming our children. Our children are playing less than any previous generation, and research clearly shows this lack of play is producing profound physical, intellectual, social and emotional problems for today's kids. Read more
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What we do matters. Al Pacino riffs in this classic . . .

"Inches" Make the Difference. Inspiration for students, parents, educators - - - Read more
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Rebuilding our Schools

Maggie Murphy, editor of Parade, on MSNBC's Morning Joe, talks about how . . . video. Read more
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TEENS -- A LOST GENERATION? NOT SO FAST.

Now almost 16 million views - "brilliant" video - under two minutes 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
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