Category: development

January 29

I am honored and humbled and elated to be featured in this piece along with so many people I admire. It was originally published on RemakeLearning.org.  Written by Kathleen Costanza Photo courtesy CREATE Lab In Pittsburgh, a number of “eduprenuers” have…

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February 20

Failure and fear are close relations. To put it broadly, we fail when our expectations don’t match an outcome. We remember this often negative experience and can become fearful when we perceive a chance of failure in the future. When…

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April 26

Since I started taking improv classes at the Steel City Improv Theatre, I can’t avoid commonalities between improvisational theater and professional life. Not only does improv create a more confident, playful work environment, but it helps to inform business decisions…

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October 21

Paul Tough’s book, How Children Succeed, recently put the spotlight on character development in education. He examines education, psychology and neuroscience in an effort to provide evidence for what what we know intuitively: that character is as important as intelligence in…

Read the PostListens Well and Follows Directions

August 11

  Ouya, the new gaming console that just closed a (hugely) successful Kickstarter campaign, might be the future of gaming. I’m happy to see a return to the “big screen”; developers apparently recognize the living room as a resurging market. It’s interesting…

Read the PostIntroducing Ouya