climate teachers…

By |2018-10-23T17:18:53+00:00March 9th, 2018|Education, Ideas|

“One repays a teacher badly if one always remains nothing but a pupil.” - Friedrich Nietzsche Teachers! Please consider creating some type of online forum, literally, since you might not be permitted to teach anything about climate change in schools (classes) then point those wanting to learn in the right direction. Email me links if [...]

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commonalities of the heart…

By |2018-08-08T10:25:46+00:00February 10th, 2016|Education, Society, Youth|

“To really change the world, we have to help people change the way they see things. Global betterment is a mental process, not one that requires huge sums of money or a high level of authority. Change has to be psychological. So if you want to see real change, stay persistent in educating humanity on [...]

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dialog with oneself…

By |2018-08-08T10:23:25+00:00December 31st, 2015|Children, Education, Reading|

“Reading is a dialog with oneself; it is self-reflection, which cultivates profound humanity. Reading is therefore essential to our development. It expands and enriches the personality like a seed that germinates after a long time and sends forth many blossom-laden branches. People who can say of a book, ‘this changed my life’ truly understand the [...]

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the road to human progress

By |2017-06-07T11:43:44+00:00December 31st, 2015|Education, Life, Reading, World Citizen|

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization, and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural [...]

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Climate Change 101

By |2018-02-12T16:11:17+00:00November 13th, 2015|Climate Change, Climate Justice, Education, Global Warming, Society, Video, YouTube|

Climate Change 101 With Bill Nye the Science Guy – if you don’t see the video click the link to view instead.  The famous scientist cuts through the global warming noise and lays out the facts (4:33) YouTube

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task of education

By |2018-08-08T08:40:32+00:00August 6th, 2015|Culture, Education, Youth|

"The complexity of our present trouble suggests as never before that we need to change our present concept of education. Education is not properly an industry, and its proper use is not to serve industries, either by job-training or by industry-subsidized research. It's proper use is to enable citizens to live lives that are economically, [...]

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education as a process

By |2017-07-23T16:04:12+00:00June 27th, 2015|Education, World Citizen|

“...rather than assuming that education is primarily about preparing for jobs and careers, what would it mean to think of education as a process of guiding kids' participation in public life more generally, a public life that includes social, recreational, and civic engagement.” - Mizuko Ito

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how should we educate them…

By |2018-08-08T09:45:08+00:00March 20th, 2015|Children, Education|

“An eternal question about children is, how should we educate them? Politicians and educators consider more school days in a year, more science and math, the use of computers and other technology in the classroom, more exams and tests, more certification for teachers, and less money for art. All of these responses come from the [...]

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