My Impression of XQ Institute   << https://xqsuperschool.org/whoweare>&gt;   AMERICA NEEDS A NEW WAY OF LEARNING XQ stated, “We are in service of educators and entrepreneurs, parents and pioneers, business leaders and administrators, youth and education experts, in the endeavor to remake America’s high schools for today. We want to create a new model of […]

Diversity In Education?   My response to: Millennials Dig Diversity Published on December 9, 2016 By Kellye Whitney Content Strategist | Journalist | Editor << https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/millennials-dig-diversity-kellye-whitney>&gt;   Kellye Whitney stated, “I do not like stereotypes.” Most people do not like being pigeon-holed! However, they can be informative, at times. Kellye Whitney continued, “They’re simplistic and […]

A Critique of Responsibility and Technology   Responsible technology can play a crucial role in moving our country forward <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/responsible-technology-can-play-crucial-role-moving-our-brad-smith>&gt; Published on December 1, 2016 By Brad Smith President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft Corporation Brad Smith reminisced, “Two weeks ago, I had the chance to visit Wisconsin, where I grew up. It’s a state […]

Mission to Build a STEM Community? My Response to: One Woman’s Mission To Build A Community In STEM Published on November 14, 2016 By Charise Roberts <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/one-womans-mission-build-community-stem-charise-roberts>&gt; UNC Chapel Hill Campus Editor at LinkedIn Charise Roberts reminisces, “Several weeks ago, I wrote about my experience as a young woman pursuing a career in advertising who […]

Student Debt and Non-Graduates? A Critical Examination of: The Biggest Crisis in Higher Ed Isn’t Student Debt, It’s Students Who Don’t Graduate Published on October 18, 2016 By Michael Crow President at Arizona State University (ASU) Michael Crow wrote, “There is a lot of talk these days about student debt and the challenges that families […]

The Skill Gap Exposed In One Simple Chart—My Critique   << https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/feed/channel/education>&gt; The original essay was written By Paul Petrone September 19, 2016 I have spent much of the past 20 years looking for jobs, a huge majority of these STEM jobs, in software and electronics. So, I do have some practical experience with the […]

Greed and Poverty   Why do we have competition, everywhere? Why is it we fight to get things—to acquire wealth and assets?   Why is it that we have wealthy countries and poor countries?   Yes, in nature, competition is the norm. Charles Darwin’s survival of the fittest applies to nature, but humanity left nature […]