Ken Robinson posits that, “education takes us into a future that we can’t grasp,” yet the structure and goals of our current educational system keep young minds confined to factory-type learning of the Industrial Era. 659 more words
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It has been nearly 45 years since we first landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. Say what you want about the 1960’s, but the one thing the decade most certainly got right was its ability to encourage children to dream big. 726 more words
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“When my son, James, was doing homework for school, he would have five or six windows open on his computer, Instant Messenger was flashing continuously, his cell phone was constantly ringing, and he was downloading music and watching the TV over his shoulder.