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Entries by John M. Eger from 08/2011

Kids Are Wired Differently

| Posted 08.04.2011 | Education

Unless we use technology to reinvent our current systems of education, we all will suffer as more people are left behind the learning curve, and behind the mainstream of world economic development.

Graffiti Parks May Be the Answer

| Posted 08.09.2011 | Arts

The graffiti problem isn't unique to LA. Most cities see this as a growing epidemic. But "artistic expression" is real, and in what is fast becoming a "creative and innovation economy" could be a good thing for cities across America.

Mayors With a New Vision of Creativity and Innovation Wanted

| Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts

As the economy turns once again in a positive way -- and it will -- creative thinking, creative products, creative services and creativity in all a city does will make our cities unique in the world.

With Apologies To Hillary It Does Take a Village

| Posted 08.24.2011 | Education

The new thinking skills that are necessary to succeed in the 21st century workplace demand creativity and innovation, for these are the ingredients to success and survival in the new global economy.

California Museums Can Help California Schools

| Posted 08.24.2011 | Education

Museums are rethinking who they are, their core competencies, and importantly, what they can do to partner with schools, libraries and others to ensure American kids have the thinking skill the 21st century demands.