Why We Need More Successful College Dropouts in College (From a College Dropout With Four Degrees)

We live in an era where some celebrate the idea of the successful college dropout. We looks to Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Paul Allen, Michael Dell, Matt Mullenweg, Larry Ellison, Continue Reading →

A New School Year Gift for Educational Innovators and Difference-Makers

Dear educators, administrators, parents, teachers, and other educational innovators and difference-makers: Recently I started to think about the beginning of a new school year. In celebration of another year, what Continue Reading →

Technological and Human Metaphors and Their Impact on Education

Recently, I woke up thinking about language, how it can reflect and shape our beliefs and values. When we use contemporary metaphors about technology, for example, to describe the human Continue Reading →

Do I crave student praise and affirmation more than I crave student growth and development?

Young people are not the only ones who want to be recognized, praised, and celebrated. We can seek that as teachers as well. We want students and parents to value Continue Reading →