Mark Gordon

The Master: Making Kids Heroes

As a rookie teacher, I knew I was observing something extraordinary—even magical. Every first grader was fully engaged whether working in small groups or by themselves. Some were experimenting with

Hail to the Teachers!

“Those who educate children well are more to be honored than even their parents, for these only give them life, those the art of living well.” — Aristotle Imagine if

A Different Kind of College Entrance Exam

Imagine if GPA, SAT scores, or extracurricular activities didn’t matter. What if any college you were applying to asked only one question: “Describe Your Paradise.” Thank you Alan Watts!

The Kuriosity Lab I

Kuriosity Lab is Menlo Park’s new Willy Wonka’s learning factory by SHERI BAER on SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 At the end of Marsh Road near Bayfront Park lies a nondescript warehouse