An interesting book about motivation is Drive - The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink. You can also hear the author in this TED Talk.
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Kids are born prewired to learn, right? Here is an example of what can happen when we get out of their way. A couple weeks ago Nate decided to teach himself how to ride a TWO WHEELER (without training wheels)! He refused all offers of assistance; talk about intrinsic motivation! It was so exciting. Watch him here:
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Saturday, August 7, 2010
It would appear that this teen from New York did some studying "outside of the box". I am pretty sure John Taylor Gatto is not on most High School "Required Reading" lists. Read her "out of the norm" valedictorian speech!
If you are moved by Erica's speech and you haven't already seen the film Race to Nowhere, you might find it worth a watch. It will be officially released this fall.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
I recently got a camera! Here are a couple of my favorite pictures that I took:
Allie took this one of me and Gracie..........................
One day I may post some of my artwork or photos on this site: www.redbubble.com (you can sell your work here as prints or notecards).