Brian Carter's Blog – August 2008 Archive (2)

This Left feels Right...

Currently reading A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink. It's quite interesting when I look at it through the Model Schools lens and how it fits into what "the experts" say high school instruction should look like.

Basically, the big idea of the book is that because of three factors (abundance, Asia and automation), right-brained individuals with mastery of high-concept, high-touch senses will find themselves in high demand in the… Continue

Added by Brian Carter on August 17, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Model Schools Conference

I had the exciting opportunity to attend the Model Schools Conference held in Orlando, Florida (yes, DisneyWorld!) back in June. The conference was run by the International Center for Leadership in Education. After attending a wide variety of lectures over the 2 1/2 days I had three main takeaways in the areas of brain research, technology and the (near) future of education.

Added by Brian Carter on August 8, 2008 at 5:18pm — No Comments


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