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Science and Technology: The Age of the (ubiquitous, big) Screen

As much as many pan the notion, I believe we have entered the Age of the Screen. If you’re the observant type, you’ll notice screens are everywhere. There are multiples in our houses, and not just TVs. How many of us own more than one computer, tablet, and smartphone? I know I’m guilty, and likely […] Continue reading

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Science and Technology: The science of do as I say

For whatever reason, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about science recently, especially as it applies to getting kids interested in science and keeping them interested. One of the points I keep coming back to in this thinking is how often science is sold to kids in a very narrow and limited view of […] Continue reading

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Lego Kidsfest Cincinnati 2012

I have come to believe engaging in the act of creation brings out the best in many of us. Granted, that’s not a hard and fast rule, but I witnessed something amazing this past weekend when I attended the 2012 … Continue reading

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Free range parenting

So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. –Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the event of his first … Continue reading

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