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Path Ahead in Education Lies in Perceiving and Nurturing Personal Genius

“Our inborn genius is our innate and indelible connection to the otherworld of great imagination, original thought, and endless renewal.” – Michael Meade, ‘The Genius Myth’ The next few weeks mark the launch of two new, personal initiatives about which I’m really excited: i. ‘Genius Hour with Michael Maser’ on Outschool.com (audience = kids, 10-15 […]

‘Here-and-Now’ Emergent Learning as Important as any Future-Driven Curricula

Educational conversations are often dominated by opinions about what shape education should take based on future speculations. Social media, trade show flyers and school bulletin boards are filled with fiery prognostications about the future and how schooling should be canted to leverage this presaged event. While this forecasting may be compelling, we know, or we […]

Make mine a double: Neuroplasticity & Neurodiversity

We live in a remarkably exciting time, when leading scientific research has verified the existence of Neuroplasticity, identified as a natural potential for our neurological or mental lives to change over time, and lifelong.  This is a breakthrough because until recently it was believed that our neurology – our brains – were ‘hard-wired’ by the […]