• NANCY’S BLOG: (in)visible Teens.
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    It’s always exciting to talk about big shifts and how to tackle complex problems with bold ingenuity, but when we look to the future, one giant topic demands more of our attention than it often gets: the health and well-being of today’s youth. This week we focus our attention on those poised to inherit our past and create our future: teens. And in the process invite us all into a new conversation about what it might take to build more supportive structures and attitudes.   …

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  • “Kids And Their Darn Gadgets.”
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    We’re leaving the last word of the week to Arthur Brock, (Founder of Agile Learning Centers & MetaCurrency expert) and his articulately expressed point of view on what role technology plays in the lives of our children. Is the use of devices excessive? Is it fostering anti-social behaviors? Is it turning our kids into zoned out zombies? Arthur argues it’s quite the opposite. While a longish read, it’s well worth diving into until the very end……

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  • Skill vs Will.
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    We are at a point in time where many adolescents understand that the future is more complex than they ever imagined, and a realization that the education system designed to prepare them for their futures has not kept pace with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive and succeed in a new global knowledge economy. Exploring new models of schools that are motivating and inspiring today’s generation to solve tough problems as well as communicate at high levels, education…

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