I hadn’t really planned to extend my blog on the current education woes, but it looks like it’s a hot topic everywhere right now. Two days after I published my blog on Hacking Silicon Valley Culture, my daughter’s Middle School Principal (that’s headteacher for you UK readers) sent her weekly newsletter and it was like […]Read more "Silicon Valley Culture and Education – Cont’d"
Coming back to one of my all-time favorite topics – linguistics! I’ve written a slightly adapted version of this for the newsletter of the company Smart Coos. They are a provider of children’s online language learning tools, supporting families and caregivers in their endeavors to bring up children with more than just one language. Basically, […]Read more "Multiple Languages – Multiple Personalities?"
I know I’ve written about this topic before: our crazy, fast-paced, highly pressurized modern lives that don’t leave much room to breathe and are especially toxic for our children (see my previous blogs here and there).It seems there is always more to say. I just saw a TED talk that made me gasp and cheer. This 13-year-old boy gives the most amazing […]Read more "Does Silicon Valley Culture Need to be Hacked?"