The Arts in STEM learning: "I actually explained my whole theory of immunology
to an entire art class at a college
JUST through visuals and they GOT it.
I have many more problems trying to explain it to my students
in my immunology classes."
-Dr. Robert Root-Bernstein Read more
"We need to revolutionize education to encourage creativity
and need to teach our kids to play, take a chance and create.
By not teaching our children
liberal arts we will hinder their capacity to innovate." Read more
Great video from pandodaily, my new favorite tech site, about how the CEO of Deviant Art uses his artistic expression and journaling to help him think, reflect, organize or clear his head to work better. Read more
The Best Commencement of 2013 - George Saunders: "But still. It bothers me. So here's something I know to be true, although it's a little corny, and I don't quite know what to do with it: What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness. Those moments when another human being was there, in front of me, suffering, and I responded . . . sensibly. Reservedly. Mildly." Read more
"Algebra 2 Common Core (textbook) is, in other words, a typical, old-fashioned algebra textbook. It's a highly efficient engine for the creation of math rage: a dead scrap heap of repellent terminology, a collection of spiky, decontextualized, multistep mathematical black-box... Read more
I've often switched careers - from the arts world to human rights to international relations.
"From law to writing and development to events management, Bard has taught me that with the right mindset, flexibility is possible, and versatility allows you to remain calm under pressure . . ." 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.