Vicki Gustafson

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Peter William Holden’s Frankensteinian robots perform dance routines to music

Synthetic human body parts mounted on robots dance to dramatic music in Dance Machines, an installation by British artist Peter William Holden in …

Daily Inspiration #1899

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick

“Of all the subjects on earth, people think math is the most fixed,” Dweck said. “It’s a gift, you either have it or you don’t. And that it’s most …

The Power of Introverts: An Essential Understanding for Teachers

Reading this book was a healing experience that has given me a tremendous confidence boost. It has also yielded insights into myself as a teacher, …

Eight Aspects of Good Teaching

Some months ago I had the privilege of attending an education conference for educators from the south central area of Pennsylvania. I have found that …

Are We Underestimating the Math Powers of Our Youngest Students?

Recent studies have shown that kindergarteners who are exposed to complicated math concepts actually do better in math when they get to elementary …

Can Kids Be Taught Persistence?

Another primary source in the book is David Levin, co-founder of the charter KIPP Academy, who developed a student character report card to cultivate …

Why Learning Should Be Messy

Principal at High Tech High, an innovative, project-based learning school in San Diego, California, Larry Rosenstock, points out, “If you were to …

Predicting Dyslexia -- Even Before Children Learn to Read

Josh and his three biological siblings all have dyslexia to varying degrees. Pretty much every day he confronts the reality that his brain works …