Here is another article supporting that “play” is critical in a child’s development, and how it needs to re-instituted into our education system. http://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/mar/15/children-learn-play-age-eight-lego
I’m making a gamble that if I like to play with Legos, then other “adults” might also like it. Anyone 21+ is welcome to come make some crazy @^%$# on Friday.
Last night at the Academy Awards, Pete Docter won for his film Inside Out. I have long been a Pete Docter fan. When I was a kid (15), I used to go to the Spike & Mike Animation Festivals held annually in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Pete Docter was a student then at Cal Arts, but… Continue reading To Make…
The road to entrepreneurship certainly is a bumpy one. Which is, of course, what everyone says before you begin. I have found it quite difficult, since I am already prone to questioning every decision I make. And there are SO many decisions to be made when you are in charge of everything! This last… Continue reading Bumpy Road
Many of the ideas I try explore in my space are supported by the arguments made in this article. Let’s bring back Play! http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/02/09/465557430/what-kids-need-from-grown-ups-but-arent-getting
This is an interesting article about science education and how learning science “hands on” really makes a difference in understanding. http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/02/04/461942790/making-science-teaching-more-than-a-backup-plan
Attached is an interesting article about how to raise a creative child. I have been thinking about this quite a bit lately – how much we push our children to be more and more professional and narrow in their pursuits, be it sports or academics. What we are missing is free play. I like how… Continue reading How to Raise a Creative Child