Games are addictive. Just try asking your 14-year-old to put down Candy Crush Saga for a few minutes, and there’s a good chance you’ll encounter some serious resistance. But there’s more to the story than that. When psychologist Jane McGonigal Continue reading Why some kids get smarter by playing video games
The job market changes, but some things don’t. Centuries ago, a man in Renaissance Italy pressured his son to become a musician. By learning music, the young lad would be able to secure a reliable income, and reach financial success. Continue reading What should our children be learning?
It’s a beautiful Sunday morning and I’m grading reading logs while my wife is out hiking. This has been more or less the norm for the last three years of my life. I learned slowly that teachers work over 70 Continue reading The 70-Hour Work Week