Monthly Archives: April 2010

Adele Diamond on how play and the arts raise academic outcomes

Click to go to to a five minute clip of Krista Tippett from “Speaking of Faith” on American Public Radio discussing education with Adele Diamond, Ph.D., “the Canada Research Chair Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry

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Searching for the path to authentic writing

Searching for the path to authentic writing From a suggestion from Kevin H., and posted to the TechFriends Ning.

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the iPad is a new pleasure spot

the ipad hits an entirely new pleasure spot — xeni jardin, co-editor boingboing.net on rachel maddow 04/02/10

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Rachel Maddow on the demise of Acorn

From Jerry Brown’s report: “…things are not always as partisan zealots portray them through highly selective editing of reality.”

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Ricardo Morales: “I’m an organizer — what’s your superpower?”

I’m an organizer. I bring people together so they can unlock the beauty & power & wisdom that’s in these steets & jobsites & backroads. Then we get out there and demand the changes that our people need! What’s your superpower?

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