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

Cross-Pollination: What Educators Can Learn from Zynga CEO Mark Pincus

Mark Pincus is a successful dude.  A really successful dude.  And a large part of that success comes from the time-sucking, highly-addictive games Zynga produces for Facebook, other social networking platforms, and mobile devices. In a recent interview with Wired, Continue reading Cross-Pollination: What Educators Can Learn from Zynga CEO Mark Pincus

What Educators Can Learn from Patton Oswalt

Comedian Patton Oswalt recently delivered the keynote address at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival 2012. He framed his comments as two letters, one to “all of the comedians in the room” and one to “all the gatekeepers” of the comedy Continue reading What Educators Can Learn from Patton Oswalt