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Lisa Betts-LaCroix (LisaBL)
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On Grief
One year ago today, on June 15, 2016 my mom was diagnosed with late-stage pancreatic cancer. Three months later she passed away.   It's been a journey and I miss her every day. Like so many painful things in life, it's often uncomfortable for people to talk...

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Quantified Self Conference 2012
My Notes and Inspiration from the Quantified Self Conference 2012 Considering trying adding just one behavioral change to my weight tracking, ie. HIT protocol as outlined by Max Peto in his talk at Health Extension meeting September 13th. Considering butter...

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The Future of Education
In the very near future learning at all levels (even higher ed) will be radically, irreversibly altered.  Huge changes will happen such that many people cannot yet even imagine, and it's going to be capital M, Messy! Here's some of what I'm guessing: 1) Lea...

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Launch Education and Kids in Mountainview (June 2013)
Purposes: 1) best platform to launch company 2) connecting companies with angel investors Serving the entrepreneurial community and "[their] own curiosity".  They put a lot of work into curating 30 companies out of 300 initial "applicants" and nominees. Mic...

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Sexual Enlightenment: A One-Man Show at our house in Belmont
Sexual Enlightenment: A One-Man Show Entertaining, Humorous, Bold, Enlightening! Sat, October 26th, 2013  7:00pm – 8:30pm Tickets: $20 ($30 per couple, $45 family) Ticket Booking  Link:  -  HERE  - (click on Belmont show for 1 person, couple or family) Yo...

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Old Grove (Maggie and Jimmy) house concert at Alhambra
An Evening of Music With Old Grove Friday October 18 at  6:30p - 8:30p at "Alhambra" Join us as Maggie and Jimmy of Old Grove take us on a musical journey.  This indie, folk-inspired duo will be playing mostly original material. The allure of Old Grove's mu...

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A Network of Micro-Schools is The Future of Learning
This weekend I co-curated and hosted the first Innovation Ed Conference which brought together parents, educators, entrepreneurs and investors to explore where learning can and should be going.   Here's the transcript of my short talk from the conference on...

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Dan Spiegel author of Brainstorm- Notes from his talk at Spirit Rock
Optimizing the Essence of Adolescence Dan Siegel is a pioneer in the field of Interpersonal Neurobiology, a term he coined to describe the interdisciplinary study combining psychology, sociology, biology, neuroscience, anthropology and other fields in order...

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Possible High School Learning Options Fusion Academy Structured Collaboration with other kids: no (?) Unstructed social opportunities with other kids: yes Customizable Learning and appropriate intellectual challenge: yes, mostly 1-1 and individualized Locat...
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