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The Creativity of Kids Needs But a Bit of Encouragement

Jerry Lanson | Posted 10.20.2013 | Fifty
Jerry Lanson

Our granddaughter Devon turned 6 yesterday. She celebrated with bacon and eggs in bed (which she first helped to prepare) and a visit to Boston's Museum of Science (her choice over the beach). This made sense because Devon has recently changed her career goal from acrobat to inventor.

When Real Life and Classroom Theory Collide -- You're Ready for Work

Christopher Dutton, VMD | Posted 04.01.2013 | College
Christopher Dutton, VMD

Mark my words; we won't all be going to school via a computer. The flat screen in front of you is too one dimensional to make information sticky.

Native American Art Classes In Wisconsin

Peter Greenberg | Posted 01.27.2013 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

When it comes to Wisconsin, there's more to the experience than cheese and those Cheesehead hats.

The Art of a Well-Rounded Education

Kiki Prottsman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Education
Kiki Prottsman

Just like I encourage my sons to "read the book" before they see a movie, I encourage students to experience concepts through real-life exercises before they play with technical simulations. Tie knots. Fold origami. Play with Legos.

Laura Stampler

How To Volunteer As A Family For 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 11.08.2011 | Parents

On the tenth anniversary of Sept. 11, it's important to not only teach children about what happened when the Towers fell, but also to highlight the he...

Students Design Their Future

Nancy Conrad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Nancy Conrad

What do you think you'd get if you put a team of high school students together for four months and gave them the opportunity to take risks and to unleash their scientific creativity to solve real world problems?

Talk to the Hands

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the second in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide...

CES 2010: 'Droid-Based Kindle Killer Debuts!

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

If you got an Amazon Kindle, Sony E-Reader or Barnes and Noble Nook this holiday season, don't read this story -- you'll just be depressed.

CES 2010: Ass-Kicking Alienware M11x Netbook Just 4 Pounds

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Alienware's brand-new M11x delivers a no-compromise gaming experience in under four pounds. It's something you can take on the road for work, and game at night and on the plane.

CES 2010: Qualcomm vs. Intel in Netbook Smackdown!!!

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Who needs Intel, Microsoft or even AMD? Not Lenovo, who is hitching its star to Linux and Qualcomm's new Snapdragon line of processors.