Our Future: What I learned from four years as a public school teacher

If you want to know the future, just look at what fifteen-year-olds are doing today. –Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad, Poor Dad   I was going to harness and encourage the natural curiosity and energy of our youth. I was going to show them by example how they could make a life and a living for Read more about Our Future: What I learned from four years as a public school teacher[…]

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How to Become a Better Thinker

In 2010 I took on the most challenging sales job of my life. I started teaching biology to inner-city kids at a pilot school near downtown Los Angeles. I wanted to sell them on learning. The trouble I quickly discovered is that our school system isn’t really helping students to learn anything. We’re really making Read more about How to Become a Better Thinker[…]

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Introducing a new breed of entrepreneurial educators

It’s been years since I’ve posted anything on this site. Literally. It’s a brave new world, and I’ll try to be quick about what I’ve been doing and why you should care. We’re slowly emerging from the second worst economic period in our nation’s history. You can point your fingers where you will–blame the bankers, Read more about Introducing a new breed of entrepreneurial educators[…]

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