TED Talk: How To Ask Good Questions

Why ask questions? Sometimes being able to ask a good question is more important than finding a good answer. If the video above does not work, then try How To Ask Good Questions: David Stork at TEDxStanleyPark What makes a question the best? Clearly stated and unambiguous There must be a solution Solution method exists… Continue reading TED Talk: How To Ask Good Questions

Congressional Character

I was looking for a quote on why public education is important to democracy when I ran across this in¬†Quotes on the Importance of Voting. Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness,… Continue reading Congressional Character

Changing Education Paradigms

Sir Ken Robinson, who has the great TED talk on how education kills creativity,¬†Schools Kill Creativity, has a new one. A key concept is divergent thinking, an essential capacity of creativity, is the ability to see multiple answers or approaches. Education appears to kill off divergent thinking. Creativity is important to problem solving. I had… Continue reading Changing Education Paradigms