Want your child to get into college and have a good life? Here’s how.

“On Parenting” writer Alison Slater-Tate, at the Washington Post suggests the increasing pressure to get into so called “Dream Colleges” may be creating an unnecessary arms race that can inadvertently place students at risk for prolonged anxiety, sleep deprivation and burn-out. The Harvard Graduate School of Education’s report “Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the… Read More

The future of education

A provocative short clip from The Atlantic raises interesting questions about the future of the “Knowing-Doing Gap”. What will you need to know in the next 5 years let alone the next 100? Can you balance academic requirements with practical life? What about financial and employment demands with critical thought? Does quality of life =… Read More