Mark Gordon

A Vital Game for Kids to Master:

Why Is “Follow the Leader” So Important? Alan Watts claimed that “Hide snd Seek” was a universal game found in every culture since the dawn of history–probably before as it taught vital skills of survival for hunter/gatherers: escape and attack. At It is still a popular game, but with children being less physically active, it

The Future in Your Hand

How is that possible? So many ties that bind. So many obligations. What if you could move anywhere… during any period of time? Where would you go? What would you be doing? I decided to go to Manhattan and move with some recent Juilliard School of Dance grads and upperclassmen. What happens in present time

In Just 29 Seconds of Movement: Oodles of Learning Happens

This was the first time I met dancers from the Juilliard School. It was a new environment (Central Park near Tavern on the Green). I asked everyone to play a game of approach and retreat with a second direction: be aware of a nonverbal signal. The game morphs from individual concerned about themselves into one

Imagine Having a School System Whose Core Value is… Imagination

Imagine Having a School System 
 Whose Core Value is… Imagination

Albert Einstein spent his first 17 years battling a German bureaucracy called school. The reason why Einstein may have not done as well in school as you would expect was that he abhorred the strict regimentation of what and how was taught. Traveling across Europe to join his folks, who had moved to Italy, Albert

The Educational Revolution Is Here!

The Educational Revolution Is Here!

On this site–check it out. And it starts with a ball. What is this about? Based on neuroscience, the new education mirrors the Ancient Greek dictum: “Know Thyself.” The new curriculum focuses on three questions: “Who Am I?” What Am I Doing Here?” How I Get There?” Students’ become motivated. Check out the other posts

An Education Revolution Has Started to Prevent The Destroying of Young Genius: Juilliard Dancers Join The Kuriosity Lab to Perform in Central Park

An Education Revolution Has Started to Prevent The Destroying of Young Genius: Juilliard Dancers Join The Kuriosity Lab to Perform in Central Park

Why are we destroying our young people’s brilliance? This is neither hyperbole or anecdotal. We have the data validated by no less than NASA and Professor George Land of Arizona State University: Want to see? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGjJU9G1k5s Ironically the revolution started with one ball. Join us at the Heckscher Playgrounds in New York’s Central Park to

A Ball Game and Math

Below are some questions. It’s a different way to look at math. 121. ( ) Ever think of math as the “science of patterns?” Topics covered: A. Estimating. B. Speed (Rate = Distance/Time). C. Percentage (different ways to divide a whole). D. Energy created to make other objects move. E. Pattern recognition. F. What Changing

When 6 Balls Are Moving in Rhythm

Is this a writing experiment or a math one? Or maybe it’s an experiment in another field of play. Imagine whoever reads this will see/experience something different. Want to try a game? Can you access a joyous inner feeling on demand? To make this possible, probable, or close to a certainty wouldn’t it depend on