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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 […]

9-1-1-Sherlock Holmes: Education needs your help!

“It is of the first importance not to allow your judgment to be biased by personal qualities.” – Sherlock Holmes, ‘The Sign of Four’ With a nod to Benedict Cumberbatch, couch potatoes (guilty as charged) are enjoying a renaissance of the world’s finest detective, the sleuth of sleuths who cracks criminal cases seemingly as tight […]