On a recent flight home, I spent over an hour browsing a children’s play website, completely enamored by sets like Design Your Own Superhero Cape and Invent Your Own Insects. After sharing Seedling with everyone I know, despite few of my friends having children, I wondered why the brand struck a such a meaningful chord with me.Read Post Reading time: less than a minute
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One of the most impactful insights I’ve learned about finding our calling stems from Scott Belsky, the Founder of Behance, when he said: “Success lies in the intersection of three things; Genuine interest, skills and opportunities.” Parents, passionate educators and now the founders of Tinkergarten, husband-wife duo Meghan and Brian Fitzgerald are the perfect representation of Scott’s advice.Read Post Reading time: about 1 minute
Each time I hear an insight that deeply moves me I write it on a small piece of paper and tape it to my mirror. The latest is from Tammy Tibetts, the Founder and President of She’s the First, when she said: “Your 29-year-old self is out there, and she’s doing amazing things.” Tammy’s insight is an exceptional representation of the opportunity She’s the First provides for young girls.Read Post Reading time: about 1 minute
Whether it was the moment I walked out of my last college class or recorded my first interview, the most telling indicator of groundbreaking news is when I race to tell my grandparents. Last week marked one of those moments, as I truly couldn't contain my excitement telling them about my interview with Pramod Sharma, the Co-Founder and CEO of Osmo.Read Post Reading time: about 2 minute
Whether you mispronounced your boss’ name (It’s just Mike, not Mique) or were caught taking a selfie in the elevator, we all have our collection of embarrassing office moments.
My most cringeworthy thus far happened when my dad asked our team to go around the table and share the resources we use to learn.
While most children decorate their walls with Disney and Transformers posters, the withstanding fixture in my brother and my bedrooms is a small card my dad gave us in middle school. The proverb reads: “Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.” Powerful insights have always been a deep source of inspiration for me.Read Post Reading time: about 1 minute
As immersive education startup AltSchool announces an exciting $100 million Series B, it’s become increasingly clear that integrating technology into traditional education is vital. The foundation of AltSchool is simple. Make education customizable, immersive, non-restrictive, and most importantly, scalable. Max Ventilla, the company’s Founder and CEO, started the school to resurrect education from the 19th century.Read Post Reading time: about 1 minute
The most memorable part of my education is the buzzing notification I receive each morning alerting me of a new text from Mrs.Nordenger, The Director of Community Service at my high school. Whether she was baking me special gluten free brownies or letting me turn her office into my second home,Read Post Reading time: about 1 minute
Research continues to indicate that in addition to having clear goals, and a healthy dose of challenge, direct and immediate feedback is one of the essential components of optimal performance, or as Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized, the state of ‘flow.’ Such a state may be rare for...Read Post Reading time: about 1 minute