"A beautiful question," he writes, "is an ambitious yet actionable question that can begin to shift the way we perceive or think about something — and that might serve as a catalyst to bring about change."
The challenge — and threat to everyone who cares about innovation and creativity — is that the number of questions that kids ask drops precipitously starting from the moment they walk through the schoolhouse doors.
I’m proud of how bravely you’ve survived the one-size-fits-all pressure cooker that American high school has become. But now that you’re preparing to go away to college, I only hope your university experience won’t be more of the same….
Let’s face it, we Sydneysiders aren’t too familiar with snow. So it makes sense that we might need a few tips on what to do when we find ourselves amongst it. At Cool Yule, real snow comes to Darling Harbour in the Cool Yule Snow Pit, and there are so many fun things for the …
Learning resources can include not only online materials — courses, worksheets, videos, podcasts and the like — but also things like your local library or museum, or even your backyard. Here’s an overview of some of the types of resources to consider.
Counterintuitively, our role as teachers is not to provide answers. Our role is to give time and free rein to inherent curiosity and questions, and let our students exist in the heightened state of hungering for knowledge.