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Let's Treat Our Math and Science Stars Like Sports Stars

Joe Astroth | Posted 06.20.2011 | Education
Joe Astroth

Giving our math and science stars the same level of recognition we award our sports stars could be a key component of graduating the kind of talented adults companies around the world want to hire.

Guest Blogger, William Pomerantz: Our Robotic Overlords

Peter Diamandis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Diamandis

With kids like these, the future will always look bright, no matter how dark the present seems. The world needs a generation of champions for change, and that's exactly what today's youth are.

Blowing Things Up: In Praise of a Pyrotechnical Education

Dan Dubno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dubno

I'm not suggesting we raise a nation of pyromaniacs. But youthful experimentation is a prerequisite to innovation, to giving kids "license to think outside the box."

Best School Moments

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Vander Ark

There's nothing more thrilling than watching a first grader string sounds and words together and then beam with pride and understanding, "I'm reading!"