A few years back, I noticed something weird – kids sometimes, maybe even often, learned more when I did less. One unexpected side effect of our spring semester 20Time experience was that I saw kids taking more ownership of information when they were the ones doing the research. This started me thinking about, and changing, how I present all sorts of material. Continue reading

“Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, 1789 It’s Tax Day in the U.S. and Benjamin Franklin, founding father and original hipster, is on my mind. If he was alive today, you just know that Franklin would be the Boss of the […]