This is a sidebar to my post about EduCon 2.5, held at the end of each January in Philadelphia at the Science Leadership Academy. Author, entrepreneur and pundit Seth Godin is a parent too, father of two, so in the interview with Krista Tippett (also a parent) for her show on American Public Media, parenting also came up. It was natural that it came at the very end of the interview and folded … [Read more...] about Of fearless parenting in this unmapped landscape
As parents, we're now beginning to accept this, I think: "We live in a world that is re-creating itself one life and one digital connection at a time … a landscape for which there are no maps," as Krista Tippett said it in her introduction to a timely radio conversation with Seth Godin on American Public Media (not that we know quite what to do with that awareness yet (see this sidebar). … [Read more...] about EduCon 2.5 & helping kids learn in ‘a landscape with no maps’
I'm glad I read Seth Godin's "The forever recession (and the coming revolution)" after being in Kenya for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Because, there, the revolution Godin's talking about was right in front of my eyes and in my ears. I heard a lot of smart people from Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo representing what he writes here: "When everyone has a laptop … [Read more...] about Social tech needed to help US education keep up!