Design Thinking and Social Change

E. E. Cummings wrote: In 2008, ASB hosted our first Un-Plugged Conference. The conference was born with a two-fold purpose: To showcase, to the world, the ways in which ASB integrates technology into the learning process of our students To engage ASB’s educators in a conversation about the relevant trends … Continue reading

Tragedy in Newton

Originally published on December 16, 2012 “Why?” That’s what our children are asking us today. Why did a 20 year-old boy walk into a peaceful elementary school, in Newtown Connecticut, and kill 30 people? According to Renee Burns, a teacher in Newtown, “Stuff like this doesn’t happen in Newtown.” But … Continue reading

Sacred Ground

Originally published on October 6, 2012. The definition of “Holy” for the purpose of this post is: Entitled to veneration and respect by association with divine things Pertaining to or connected with sacred objects, people, or books Reverently dedicated to some person, purpose, or object Nine years ago, my middle … Continue reading

Tweets: My Most-Recent Dozen

Below are my last 13 tweets; a baker’s dozen. I post them here, collectively, because when read back-to-back, rather than every other day, they paint a different and perhaps a more interesting picture. Clean up the filth & litter, cut corruption by 50% and India emerges as 1 of the … Continue reading

Bombs Help Build The 21st Century Curriculum

21st Century Curriculum–Designed by 3 Bomb Blasts in Mumbai: Indian authorities have confirmed that on July 13th there were three explosions in Mumbai: At the Opera House district, Jhaveri Bazar, and at Dadar West. India, as we all know—and that’s why many of us have chosen to live, work, and … Continue reading