Tag Archives: TED Talk

Failing Schools – Enough is Enough!

[caption id="attachment_56689" align="alignleft" width="400"] hcz.org[/caption] Failing Schools - Enough is Enough! As we look ahead to the new school year and think about what's possible for our children, we should think CHANGE. In his TED Talk, Geoffrey Canada, so eloquently points out that our schools are still failing and that enough is enough! He reiterates…
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Never underestimate the potential of a child…

Never underestimate the potential of a child... Especially one who has been given the classification falling into the special education category. This YouTube video by Jacob Barnett did back in 2011 (Jacob has Aspergers Syndrome and is considered a savant) has a message that is very simple:  When kids stop ‘learning’ they start thinking, watch this TED…
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100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!)

In the spring of 2007, Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH, gave a legendary TED University talk: an ultra-fast-moving ride through the “100 websites you should know and use.” Six years later, it remains one of the most viewed TED blog posts ever. Time for an update? We think so. Below, the 2013 edition of…
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Digital Play – Potential and Possibilities for the Younger Set

In a recent TED Talk, Carly Shuyler describes the nonsensical concept that all screens are bad for children and describes how she battles the existing conflict with her own child. She describes how parents are being made to feel guilty and fearful about the acceptability of digital play or more simply put, young children having…
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