The Wisdom of Julie Delmedico – Testing And The Impact on Student Creativity

Julie Delmedico states… “I think the best kind of education is one that teaches you to speak and think for yourself,” she says. “That’s much more valuable than passing your exams.” Let us know if you agree with her.

Students…Rev Up Your Tablets! Digital Learning Day is Feb 5th!

Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and a career. We urge you to make a difference with digital learning in America’s schools and take the pledge to support the effective use of technology to improve education […]

The Power of Transformation: Taking Pop and Creating ART

Or if you prefer…Turning that which ROARs into something that beautifully SOARS!  As I caught wind of this today, it made me reflect on the extraordinary potential that exists within every single thing that’s been created to be transformed into something different (or greater) than the original expression or purpose.  As I listened to this […]

Necessity is the Beagle of Invention!

A simply amazing display of problem solving and fantastic example of creativity, innovation, and scientific analysis!  Paging Professor LUCY!  🙂

Kiara Molina – Poised, Precocious, and Purposed 9th Grader! The Power of Educational Excellence!

Kiara is just one powerful example of success from Geoffrey Canada’s education reform initiative in Harlem, NYC. She’s also a wonderful reflection of the level of achievement and return on investment that  parents (& grandparents) who’re committed to motivate their children to fulfill their potential can receive.  Who knows…this might just be a warm up […]

Girl Power…Genuises for Good!

The all-girl team from Providence Day School includes, from left to right, Taylor Gerlach, Rose DelleFave, Blaire Barton, Abbie Cochell, Kelly Albert, Alexandra Embs, Grace Clements, Katherine Holway, Haley Ritchie, Victoria Xu, and team advisor Barbara Morrow. A team of 9th grade girls is developing a system of interconnected desks that turns the nervous foot-tapping […]

When You Wish Upon A Star…Something Wonderful Happens

Here’s a SUPER Kool application from Google’s Chrome developers. It’s an interactive 3D visualization of the stellar neighborhood, including over 100000 nearby stars. Click on our galaxy and Take the Tour and prepare to have your mind blown. Science ROCKS!!

Chemistry is Cool!!

The science behind chemical reactions is pretty amazing and this one raises the ‘Wow’ factor to a whole new level.  The fields of study and career opportunities for students with an interest in Chemistry are practically endless.  A subscription to brusspup‘s  YouTube channel is HIGHLY recommended!

DRIVE

In light of this young man’s life journey this word has many meanings. To move forward, to pursue a goal with fierce and unwavering determination to accomplish it regardless of the obstacles to be faced and overcome, to use a resource to get from one place to another. All of these things and more has […]

MINDDRIVE – Students Build A Car Powered by Tweets – Let’s Gas Em Up!

Our Minds are Officially Blown! More details on exactly how the social fuel works are described in the following HuffPost clip. Very cool. We’ve tweeted them up…what about you guys?