IT’S ALL IN THE BOOK 9-18-11 =-=-=-=-= PIER PRESSURE John and Mary were walking along the shore one Sunday afternoon when they spotted a dock projecting into the harbor. They decided to walk to the end of the dock and sit down to rest. Mary, in her infinite boredom, suggested to John, “While we walk … Read More
John Smith started the day early having set his alarmclock (MADE IN JAPAN ) for 6 am … While his coffeepot (MADE IN CHINA) was perking, he shaved with his electric razor (MADE IN HONG KONG) He put on a dress shirt (MADE IN SRI LANKA), designer jeans (MADE IN SINGAPORE) and tennis shoes (MADE … Read More
www.ted.com John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4′x5′ plywood board — and lets his 4th-graders solve them. At TED2011, he explains how his World Peace Game engages schoolkids, and why the complex lessons it teaches — spontaneous, and always surprising — go further than classroom lectures can.