The Magic of Motorcycles

My son is a pretty shy guy, but he's an instant celebrity on the bike.  When we ride home kids who might not otherwise acknowledge him want a wave.  The bike seems to produce fame on demand!On my way in this morning on the Concours a little girl went running…

One More Bike Is Never Enough

My cousin-in-law posted this on Facebook.  Funny how the proliferation of bikes is a common theme.  Few people are happy with just one, probably because one bike can't do it all and if you love to ride you probably want to ride in as many different circumstances as possible. I've…

The Centre Cannot Hold

I stumbled across this interesting article on curiosity and the neuroscience associated with  it: "Encourage students to chase their own interests, cultivate curiosity.  It fires up brains and makes them better at remembering new information.  It also engages students in the best possible way." "When we’re hungry for answers, our…

A teacher focused technology initiative

Email intercept: @tk1ng to school admin, 12/9/11 re: tech coaching and tech possies Dear Administrator, ...I showed an interest in tech coaching, but my real intent lies in empowering the teachers we have in the school who have displayed persistent curiosity and tenacity in developing technology in the classroom.I found…