Archive for the ‘quotes’ Category

Is this going to be on the test?

Is this going to be on the test?

By Ben | education, quotes

The best response to that question I've ever heard, to date, courtesy of John Green [&hellip

Jake the Dog has a Growth Mindset

Jake the Dog has a Growth Mindset

By Ben | education, inspirational, pop culture, quotes

And the relevant clip from the actual episode: by Hannah Hughes, via Neatorama

Children Can Use Mathematics to Make Something- Something Interesting

Children Can Use Mathematics to Make Something- Something Interesting

By Ben | education, math, quotes

Seymour Papert: "But children, what can they make with mathematics? Not much. They sit in [&hellip

Things I've Said to My Children

Things I've Said to My Children

By Ben | art, funny, quotes

"This is a collection of posters featuring phrases that have left my mouth only because [&hellip

Atticus Finch on Courage

Atticus Finch on Courage

By Ben | quotes

"I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that [&hellip

On Subtlety and Intelligence

On Subtlety and Intelligence

By Ben | education, quotes

Quote from Neal Stephenson's The Diamond Age. Princess Nell's Crest via moogoob on DeviantArt   &nbsp

"Be So Good They Can't Ignore You"

By Ben | quotes

Right now this is my favorite desktop wallpaper image. Also a great quote. Here's the [&hellip

It is not your responsibility to finish the work of perfecting the world, but....

It is not your responsibility to finish the work of perfecting the world, but....

By Ben | inspirational, quotes, religion

via voices-visions.org "It is not your responsibility to finish the work of perfecting the world, [&hellip

Zen and Fermat's Last Theorem

By Ben | education, quotes

If all I want is for my students to enjoy the journey, to enjoy the [&hellip

The shame of educational computing.

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

“I think that it is shameful that the education world has allowed the computer industry [&hellip

The best fun is hard fun

By Ben | education, quotes

“The third big idea is hard fun. We learn best and we work best if [&hellip

Covering Ass vs. Quality

By Ben | education, quotes

It is this freedom of the teacher to decide and, indeed, the freedom of the [&hellip

Changing concepts of school

Changing concepts of school

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

I think if your concept of school is what school is as you’ve seen it [&hellip

Monitoring Clicks vs. Sharing Joy

By Ben | education, quotes, technology

DON’T: get hung up monitoring your kids’ every mouse click DO: begin to share their [&hellip

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