VIDEOS, LINKS, QUOTATIONS, and other INSPIRATION

To start a school is to proclaim what it means to be human.

 

--Tom James

In education as in medicine,

you must harvest the wisdom of a thousand years.

 

--Prince Max von Baden

LEARNING OUTCOMES

seen as important by college faculty, employers and accreditors

 

critical thinking

writing

quantitative literacy

oral communication

ethics

teamwork

intercultural understanding

integrating learning from one area to another

 

and others. . .

 

What is architecture anyway? Is it the vast collection of the various buildings which have been built to please the varying tastes of the various lords of mankind? I think not. No, I know that architecture is life; or at least it is life itself taking form and therefore it is the truest record of life as it was lived in the world yesterday, as it is lived today or ever will be lived…So, architecture I know to be a Great Spirit.

 

— Frank Lloyd Wright

children should do things in school, rather than just sit and receive information

Mechanical Principles by Ralph Steiner (1930)

WALLS of CHANGE

There is more in you than you think.

Francisco Goya, Hans Holbein, Edouard Manet, Johannes Vermeer, John Singer Sargent, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Anthony Van Dyck

 

Wintergaten

Marble Machine

URBAN OUTLAW

Adventure Playgrounds

where children are encouraged to play freely and take risks.

“In half an hour this film will change everything you think you believe ... In scene after natural scene the truth becomes obvious: With a little bit of creativity, empathy and guidance, children can be freed to experience a much more fun, adventurous and fulfilling childhood.”

— Hanna Rosin, The Atlantic

"You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing"

-Rene Descartes

MAKE Magazine

Adafruit Learn

"Knowledge is a consequence of experience"

- Jean Piaget

Todd Mclellan: Things Come Apart

james baldwin on education

seymour papert on idea aversion

seymour papert 1983

SKULL+BONE

sister hearts

15 Sorting Algorithms in 6 Minutes