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Wanted: America’s Most Inspiring Dreamers

Wanted: America’s Most Inspiring Dreamers

50 years ago today, Martin Luther King inspired a nation with his I Have A Dream Speech. What if Martin Luther King was never allowed to put his revolutionary dream into action, stifled by an educational climate that promotes conformity, efficiency, and standardization?

August 28, 2013 — Scott Barry Kaufman
Why Education Needs More Radioactive Spiders

Why Education Needs More Radioactive Spiders

Education needs more radioactive spiders. Stay with me. Remember Peter Parker? His childhood wasn’t easy. Both of his parents– Richard and Mary– were killed on a mission as double agents.

September 9, 2013 — Scott Barry Kaufman
Gauss and Germain on Pleasure and Passion

Gauss and Germain on Pleasure and Passion

Sophie German, who was not allowed to attend university, was the first woman to make significant original contributions to mathematical research.

February 13, 2015