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Entries by John M. Eger from 05/2011

The Right Brain Initiative

| Posted 05.03.2011 | Education

Our kids need the new thinking skills so in demand in an economy crying out for creativity and innovation. We need teachers and artists to work together to develop arts-integrated learning experiences.

President's Committee Makes Strongest Case Ever for Arts Education

| Posted 05.09.2011 | Education

A recent report unveiled the President's thinking about the important connection between art and culture and creativity and innovation, and promised an agenda for reinventing education in America.

Business and Education Need to Talk

| Posted 05.12.2011 | Education

Our schools and our businesses need to rethink the needs of the nation, and rethink the important roles of creativity and innovation.

Congress Revisits NCLB Law

| Posted 05.16.2011 | Education

Both the House and Senate seem to be working together on a revised bill. It almost sounds too good to be true but education is everybody's issue, every citizen's concern.

Blame It All on Globalization 3.0

| Posted 05.23.2011 | Education

Globalization 3.0, first coined by The New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, is here. Outsourcing and offshoring have entered our lexicon of new words.

National Science Foundation Slowly Turning STEM to STEAM

| Posted 05.31.2011 | Education

The data points for moving STEM to STEAM are becoming clearer, and the urgency of revisiting the current pedagogy used in pre-schools, K-12, and our universities, obvious.