Expanding Operations in Suzie Boss’ Idea Factory Classrooms (By Two)

Earlier today, Jackie Gerstein tweeted a link to this article from Suzie Boss over on KQED’s MindShift. 1. Suzie Boss has a fantastic name. 2. She lays out the foundations for classrooms trafficking in ideas, innovations, and accomplishments. Please, take Continue reading Expanding Operations in Suzie Boss’ Idea Factory Classrooms (By Two)

Evolving Education: Cornell Got Afrika; Why Can’t We?

Cornell University is awesome. I’ve never been there, though I think I know someone who spent a semester there, maybe.  Come to think of it, I think my uncle went there on a gymnastics scholarship in the 1960s. Bah, that’s Continue reading Evolving Education: Cornell Got Afrika; Why Can’t We?

Evolving Education: Inspiring Students to Dream & the Kubert School

Word passed through the Internet, Sunday, that comic book great, Joe Kubert, had passed away. Now, Joe Kubert is not a household name — certainly not like Stan Lee or Walt Disney or Jack Kirby.  (Jack who?  Jack Kirby.  Co-created Continue reading Evolving Education: Inspiring Students to Dream & the Kubert School

Evolving Education: Investing in Student-Bred Innovations

With Kickstarter campaigns making headlines with Android-based console game systems and zombie apocalypse iPhone apps  and really cool watches, it has gotten me wondering: How do we move students from being the beneficiaries of Donors Choose buttons to the entrepreneurs Continue reading Evolving Education: Investing in Student-Bred Innovations