Wit & Wisdom

March 2011

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Google Science Fair: Singing Fingers & Musical Paint Strokes?

Mitch Resnick, professor of MIT Media Lab takes us on a quick discovery tour - Video Read more
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Some Big Questions for Educators & Parents

"Are we intentionally, purposefully, and explicitly modeling these new technology literacies for our students?" Read more
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The Shift is About to Hit the Fan?

"I Am" documentary by Tom Shadyak, director of Bruce Almighty, The Nutty Professor, and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Read more
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When was the last time you invited a student to a faculty meeting?

Kirstin Olson Hits a Bull's-Eye Front and Center: How to Make Schools More Welcoming for Everyone? Read more
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Don't Take Away My Extra-curricular Activities or Charge Me Extra

Over the past few decades, we have tended to define human capital in the narrow way, emphasizing I.Q., degrees, and professional skills. - NY Times David Brooks Read more
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Sir Ken Robinson: The Purpose of Education

It's Personal. Cultural. Economic. Read more
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Ten Points to Consider When Transforming Towards a Digital Curriculum

"A digital curriculum allows the creation of a society of creators, innovators, and learners." Read more
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Jon Stewart Offers Solution to Education Crisis in DairyLand

Two Videos: Crisis in Wisconsin and Teachers vs. Wall Street Read more