Watch Dawn Rouse's TED Talk Online + More!

Dawn Rouse's TED talk, "Lessons From My Wolf Pack," is available online.  You can watch it here!  Dawn blogs at I am Doing the Best I Can. ...more

Wishing my child a future. Hopefully, in this country.

This TED Talk by Sugata Mitra about self-teaching is worth the time. need a pedagogy free from fear and focused on the magic of children’s innate quest for information and understanding. – Sugata MitraI hope we can help our children to stay “interested.”...more

What makes a productive community?

After listening to a TED Talk by Jane McGonigal I finally found the inspiration to write down what I think a healthy community website should look like. The communities I participate in are HItRecord and BlogHer. These communities work. [You could count Facebook and Twitter on there, but I would categorize those as more social networking, and you’ll see why in a minute.] These two sites have four common traits 1. Users must register to commennt ...more

Wish I'd read about Gordon-Levitt in your post before I went to SXSW. I would have made a point ...more