A Reporter at Large: The Island in the Wind:... →
Terrific Article on sustainability w/r/t reducing our carbon footprint. Nice mix of narrative and useful information, including metrics and benchmarks.
Here’s a video from the edutopia site on project-based learning that was shared at a workshop I attended today. It includes some interesting footage of an interview with Seymour Papert.
Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell, and when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough. William Saroyan, cited by Richard Rodriguez in his essay “Disappointment,” in Best...
When I open a book, even now, I still have some expectation of changing my psychological vantage. But this is nothing like my earliest reading which, until I lost the power of that absorption, allowed what felt like a complete exchange of realities. What I feel these days is a strenuous give-and-take between perspectives, a tension between the immediacy of the present and the brightly conjured...