Recommended Reading #2
(What is this? See last week's post.)
If you haven't seen this series of videos, they're a great learning/teaching resource on the painting techniques of the Abstract Expressionists--specifically Pollock, Newman, Rothko, Reinhardt and Kline--by Corey d'Augustine of The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Socrates' fear of writing, as explained in Phaedrus. (This came up in a conversation I had about our fear of new technology--particularly technology which attempts to record everything, such as Google Glass.)
More on banning laptops in the classroom