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Childhood As ‘Resume Building’

9 Sep

Why Play Needs A Comeback

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We Have Ruined Childhood

23 Aug

For youngsters these days, an hour of free play is like a drop of water in the desert. Of course they’re miserable.

Women and maths…

17 May

what’s not adding up?

STEAM not STEM

10 May

Why scientists need arts training

I believe we need our educational system to engage students with issues of ethics and responsibility in science and technology. We should treat required arts and humanities courses not as some vague attempt to “broaden minds” but rather as a necessary discussion of morals, values, ethics and responsibility.

STEAM inserts arts into the acronym for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). I chose to frame the arts more widely to include the humanities, and asked the attendees: How do we identify the challenges we wish to work on?

The Hard Part of Computer Science?

25 Jan

Getting Into Class

The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids …

1 Nov

Is Not What We Expected

America’s public schools are still promoting devices with screens — even offering digital-only preschools. The rich are banning screens from class altogether.

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WELL-BEING: Kids & Devices…

31 Oct

Happy Halloween…
Silicon Valley Execs Are Banning Their Kids From Using the Devices They Created