Wit & Wisdom

April 2013

SparksBetweenWorlds.jpg

Battle Of The Minds: Why Don't Kids Like School?

Sparks Fly In This Book Review By Guest Jonathan E. Martin about Daniel Willingham's Book & His Conclusions About Learning, Imagination & Knowledge Read more
bad-habit.smoking. harvard.jpg

The Bad Habits You Learn in School

And it's not about smoking. John Coleman via Harvard Business Review Read more
thorns.Koretz.jpg

21st Century Skills: A "thorny problem" in the classroom

. . . .most high schools' science "experiments" are really "demonstrations," because they are "rigged" for the right answer, thereby disqualifying them as true experiments where outcomes are unknown. Read more
comics.jpg

Weekend Funnies: My Teenage Son is "Going Through a Phase" Video

Gabriel Iglesias' smart teenage son doesn't talk to him anymore. 2 Minute Video via Comedy Central Read more
Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for glider.jpg

High Schoolers: "What You'll Wish You'd Known"

It's dangerous to design your life around getting into college Read more
HarryPotterBook.jpg

"The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination"

JK Rowling, Harry Potter Author, Captivates Crowd With Harvard Commencement Speech 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

More Featured Posts