Monthly Archives: July 2010

Innovation in Education – #rscon10

This week as I traveled I listened to a story on NPR about the Concord Free Press living up to its name and actually giving away the books it publishes. The idea struck Hamilton Fitch of The Nation magazine as … Continue reading

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Boys and Comics – here’s one high school that gets it

School Library Journal posted this article today (Comics Are Key to Promoting Literacy in Boys, Study Says ) highlighting a report that suggests boys may well benefit from reading comics and graphic novels. The Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) argues … Continue reading

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Marc Aronson: On Young Men and Reading

Marc Aronson is one of my personal heroes. He was the behind-the-scenes mentor and adviser for the Guys Read Club I started at my school a couple years ago. His advice helped us build a program that made a huge … Continue reading

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The Next Web

People don’t just “surf” the web anymore. We create content and publish it for all the world to see – from home, from work, from school, and on the fly using mobile devices – about just about anything and everything. … Continue reading

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Blurring the boundaries for learning

Meet Kiran Sethi, educator and founder of the Riverside School in Ahmedabad. She believes in kids and creating schools that honor them… “if education is embedded in a real world context — blurring the boundaries between school and life — … Continue reading

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