"Neoteny, one of my favorite words, means the retention of childlike attributions in adulthood. Childlike attributes include learning, idealism, experimentation, wonder, and creativity. In our rapidly changing world, not only do we need to continue to behave more like children - we can teach our children to retain those attributes that will allow them to be the world-changing, innovative adults who will help us reinvent the future."
Former public school educator for 22 years, author of Why School? How Education Must Change When Learning and Information Are Everywhere, speaker (keynotes, presentations and workshops to audiences in China, Brazil, Australia, Europe and throughout North America), co-founder of the Powerful Learning Practice Network, national advisory board member for the George Lucas Education Foundation, a member of the 2010 Horizon Project advisory board, a columnist for District Administration Magazine.
- Ohio UniversityJournalism, 1976 - 1980
- Connective LearningLearner, 2004 - present
- Powerful Learning PracticeLearner, 2006 - present
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