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How high school is teaching civil disobedience

<b>(KMGH)</b><p>Proposed protest-free lessons show the need for protest<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>September 24, 2014 6:17pm (UTC)<p>Believe it or not, there are still people in the world who believe a high school education should be more than a run-up to getting in decades worth of crushing debt, or mere job …

Willpower as a rechargeable battery

In this episode of You Are Not So Smart <b>David McRaney</b> explores ego depletion and all the things that can cause it, from feeling rejection to holding …

This Is What Happens in Your Brain When You’re Writing

Image: Africa Studio/Shutterstock<p>Researchers led by neuroscientist Martin Lotze from the University of Greifswald in Germany have used functional …

How E-Reading Threatens Learning in the Humanities

The student was angry. Why hadn’t I mentioned there was a shorter version of the book I assigned for this week’s class? After brashly announcing she …

Engaging the Reluctant Learner Through Making

I am a teacher. If you had walked into my classroom a few weeks ago, you may have thought you were witnessing some sort of student uprising. Students were dashing around the room, furniture was overturned, trash was littering the tables and floor, and paper wads were being launched from a large …

The “How to Make a SparkTruck” Guide!

A few years ago, some friends and I decided to take the spirit of Maker Faire and put it on a truck. The result was SparkTruck, a mobile creativity classroom that we’ve taken on two fun-filled cross-country journeys, meeting thousands of young makers and makers-to-be along the way. We even made a …

Id Girls

The comedy couple behind “Broad City.”<p>Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer play best friends on TV, on a sitcom called “Broad City.” They are its creators, head writers, and stars. Their characters, named Abbi and Ilana, are twenty-something stoners in New York—broke, horny, heedless, daffy, mostly …

What the Gospel of Innovation Gets Wrong

What the gospel of innovation gets wrong.<p>In the last years of the nineteen-eighties, I worked not at startups but at what might be called finish-downs. Tech companies that were dying would hire temps—college students and new graduates—to do what little was left of the work of the employees they’d …

Michael Jackson: Intimate Photos From the King of Pop’s Teenage Years

Piano Boy<p>"This is Michael in his family's music room," says Britt. "It was in one of the sheds around their estate in Los Angeles. There were drums, …

Michael Jackson

Tenure: Education's Friend or Foe?

Having just completed a three-part series titled "An Educator's Lament" on the symptoms, causes and stakes of the demise of American education, I was planning to retire the keyboard for a few days. Then the news broke on <i>Vergara v. California</i>. Alas, I feel compelled to weigh in.<p><i>Vergara v. California</i> …

The rich history of Disney's Golden Books

<i>Off-Ramp contributor CJ Greenspon explores the magic of Disney's Little Golden Books, small books with memorable stories and evocative art, purposely</i> …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

“The Most Dangerous Book”: When “Ulysses” was obscene

<b>James Joyce (AP/Salon)</b><p>A stirring new book describes how publishers defied censors to bring James Joyce’s masterpiece to the world<p>Laura Miller<p>June 15, 2014 10:00pm (UTC)<p>James Joyce's "Ulysses" changed literature and the world, not necessarily in the ways its author intended and certainly in ways we …

‘Selling Out’ Is Meaningless

Teens live in the commercial world we created<p>In the recent Frontline documentary “Generation Like,” Doug Rushkoff lamented that today’s youth don’t …

LeVar Burton On Reading Rainbow's Kickstarter And The Love Of Reading

When <i>Reading Rainbow</i> launched its effort to raise $1 million on Kickstarter a week ago, they gave themselves a 35 day deadline, rather than the usual 30 days that a Kickstarter effort has. The reason why, LeVar Burton told me, is because they wanted an extra five days to ensure they met their …

People and Books: Connecting the Dots

It’s sometimes difficult to understand what a book is, especially (strangely enough) once you’ve experience life as a publisher. I often joke about …

Books

PUBLISH!, DT•LAB, & the Start of Summer

There’s not much to report this week. Except to say things are brewing. Things are ready to be shaken up a bit. I guess we’re just getting ready for …

Creative Writing

DTLAB: The Return

UPDATE: We have changed the location for the entire duration of DTLAB. It’s now at happening at Les Noces Du Figaro – 618 S. Broadway Ave., LA CA …

Burgers

Maya Angelou: Still She Rises

When I reached to old friend and exceptional poet Ama Birch about writing a piece on Maya Angelou’s passing, she sent me this short piece. It’s not …

Literature

The media slams a bill for banning foreplay on college campuses — except everything they’re writing is a lie

<b>(Forewer via Shutterstock)</b><p>Ignore the hysterical reaction from critics: This California bill does not require written consent for sex<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>June 5, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)<p>A California bill "might ban foreplay" and brand "most people, and most happily-married couples, as rapists," according to …

Ideo Releases A New Photoshop For Interaction Design

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.<p>A few months ago, Facebook released a bit of open-source code called Origami, which lets designers create and test user interfaces without any coding.<p>Now, Ideo has …

Celebrating Words Festival in Pacoima draws hundreds

PACOIMA >> The words tumbled from the stage, rattled across Ritchie Valens Park park and erupted Saturday in a celebration of the bones of language. …

Is Horror Literature?

Written by Glen Hirshberg<p>When I first saw the question, I read it wrong.<p>The question came to me from writer-editors Chris Shearer and Tim Waggoner, …

Kill Bill: why we must take Shakespeare out of the classroom

Culture professionals network,Policy,Arts education,William Shakespeare,Culture,Stage,Theatre,Drama and dance,Education,Secondary schools,Schools,Arts,Arts and humanities,Arts in schools<p>You don't need an expensive education to understand Shakespeare, but you do need the luxury of time, space and …

Photos from the Best Book Festival in LA

On Saturday, March 29th, 2014, the best book festival in LA took place at Grand Park.<p>Next week, I will share with you the story from the event, with …

Festivals

A Tale of Two Book Festivals

Now that we’ve gone through the gauntlet of two book festivals in three weeks, I want to take a little time to share our experiences from each event, …

Festivals

Mehfil Massive: A Night of South Asian Poetry & Music

Next Wednesday, there is an incredible night of poetry and and music at USC. It’s being produced by Neelanjana Banerjee of Kaya Press as part of …

Nobel Prize

Year of Underground Publishing - and Learning

In June, we will celebrate a year of our PUBLISH! project. It’s been an interesting, exciting, frustrating experience that presented us with …

Machine Learning