Soft-skills and the Future of Work

Blockbuster, MySpace, Borders Books, Blackberry, Kodak.  These are just a few, high profile names of companies whose failure to innovate and adapt to changing times or anticipate the future resulted in their demise.  In the case of each of these companies, there was a critical time when they could have embraced the innovations disrupting the… Read More

Tech Boundaries for Healthier Kids

We live in a world of techno-media inundation.  There is no turning back the clock on this one, and to be honest, there are significant advantages and improvements to life that have been made possible by the break-neck pace of technological advances we are currently experiencing.  As an educator, there are so many tools available to help… Read More

Of Dinosaurs and Dioramas

Volcanoes and dinosaurs are pretty cool.  I remember learning about them in elementary school.  My dad helped me make a really cool diorama in an old apple box that had both.  The plastic dinosaurs grazed happily amidst the trees, but dangerously near the paper mache volcano looming in the background.  We had a piece of… Read More