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on the state of public education

The fiasco that is increasingly the norm in public education in the United States is not particularly a partisan issue, as far as I can tell, though of course the teacher unions are among the biggest donors to the Democrat Party and its candidates. 150 more words

Education

May 21

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

INGLIS and HALL, have just imported … A NEAT ASSORTMENT of India and English chintzes.” 321 more words

Daily Advert Update

Standardization & Innovation; opposites?

This is a english variation of my post at the Capgemini Norway blog.

First, I want to remind you of the obvious benefits of standardizing business processes… 952 more words

Innovation

Instagram Changed Its Logo... And I Kinda Like It

Instagram revealed a new logo on May 11th. And the internet is in an uproar about it.

Although everyone is kinda pissed, I find the fanfare to be a little amusing. 878 more words

Business

Time, Resources, and an Audience

Back in the fall I turned to an artist friend for advice on how to nurture the creativity of one of my students. We had an extensive conversation (art, pedagogy, creativity, how we kill creativity), but what I walked away with was a simple set of directions – give him time, resources, and an audience. 34 more words

Education

Road Signs: The Contrast Edge

→ Dieser Text ist auch in Deutscher Sprache abrufbar.

More visible road signs?

The mandatory use of the Contrast Edge on all German road signs dates back to first motorway construction activities in the 1930s. 1,334 more words

Design

Psst...Wanna buy a bottle of air?

“Maybe the whole world has gone mad.”

This rather succinct summation was how education historian and public school advocate Diane Ravitch rounded out her consideration… 1,252 more words

Public Education