After a whirlwind couple of weeks, there are lots of questions surrounding GoldieBlox, which makes “toys for future inventors.” Do the toys really combat the princess-industrial complex, or do they contribute to it?
Carol Dweck's research, which focuses on what makes people seek challenging tasks, persist through difficulty and do well over time, has shown that many girls believe their abilities are fixed, that individuals are born with gifts and can't change.
Maya Angelou, a well-known author and poet who’s been a major supporter of President Obama, now says he’s faltering on education, unwittingly driving away children from reading due to onerous standardized testing.
For the purposes of this blogpost the political football that is education has been ‘kicked’ to one side. Choice. A frequently used word when talking about pedagogy in 2013. The options available to teachers and their learners are countless.
This is a Public Service Announcement for the City Of PHILADELPHIA... I am taking 250,000 & donating it to the school district & parks & recreation centers to help them buy new computers! My city made me who I am today and for that I am thankful. I will make it my priority to help my city get out of this debt. PHILLY UNTIL I DIE #PHILADELPHIA #iWishOurFootballTeamWasDoingBetter #livelovelaugh