Playtime is elusive, but also essential ~ via Boston Globe, published June 8, 2013.
How Awe Can Help Students Develop Purpose ~ Research suggests that inducing awe in the classroom might inspire kids to find a sense of purpose in life. via Greater Good Science Center, published June 11, 2013.
5 Points for Your Empathy Arsenal ~ The arguments you need to explain why empathy is a key to life-long learning. via Start Empathy, published May 28, 2012.
No Learning Without Feeling ~ via New York Times, published June 8, 2013.
Happiness Should Be a Verb ~ “Well-doing” is more precise than “well-being”. via Scientific American, published June 7, 2013.
The Myth of ‘Just Do It’ — rethinking…* the idea that we perform best when not thinking about what we are doing. via New York Times, published June 9, 2013.
Place & public health: the impact of architecture on wellbeing ~ Architecture helps shape the quality of our environments and can contribute to health and happiness, writes Karl Johnson. via The Guardian, published June 11, 2013.
Ideo’s 3 Steps To A More Open, Innovative Mind ~ via Fast Company, published June 12, 2013.
Einstein’s Problem-Solving Formula, And Why You’re Doing It All Wrong ~ via Fast Company, published March 26, 2013.
Innovation Is 1% Inspiration, 99% Perspiration ~ It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen. via Forbes, published June 13, 2013.
Who Made That? The New York Times Magazine 2013 Innovations Issue ~ via New York Times, published June 7, 2013.
The National Gallery Makes 25,000 Images of Artwork Freely Available Online ~ via Open Culture, published June 11, 2013.
Seeking Wisdom: 7 Dangers Of Human Virtue by Mahatma Gandhi ~ via Teach Thought, published June 11, 2013.
Ahhh, Music To My… Eyes? ~ Sonic Sculptures by Martin Klimas. via Scientific American, published June 3, 2013.
Empathy 101: Parents: Start by sharing, not by asking ~ via Ashoka, published October 13, 2011.
A Look Inside Japan’s Suh-weet Underground Automated Bicycle Server ~ Eco Cycle Anti-Seismic Underground Bicycle Park. via Core77, published June 10, 2013.
Daniel Goleman on Different Kinds of Empathy ~ via bvo.com, published January 26, 2011.
The Enormous Opportunity In Educating And Empowering Girls ~ Girl Rising is a documentary featuring nine girls from nine countries as they seek out an education. via FastCo.Exist, published June 13, 2013.
Fruit snack Gogo squeeZ Addresses Playfulness Deficit with New Campaign ~ Wherever You Go, Go Playfully. via FastCoCreate, published June 11, 2013.
21st Century Masters Create Their Own Fields ~ via Big Think, published May 12, 2013.