Trade Day at #GenCon (Gaming and Education)

Gen Con will be taking place at the end of July, and this year I’ll be attending Trade Day, the day before the activities most gamers are interested in. That day includes a large number of sessions aimed at educators. I was quite astounded by the sheer number of them, so many overlapping sessions that one has to choose [Read More...]

The Path to Success

I had intended to include an image in my previous post. Rather than go back and edit it, I thought I would include it here, as well as a few others on the same theme: [Read more...]

Be Friends With Failure

The inspirational comic in the series Doodle Alley by Stephen McCranie, “Be Friends With Failure,” deserves to be shared widely. It focuses on a very basic truth, but which many never learn, and as a result, they give up because they aren’t immediately good at something, rather than realizing that failing frequently is the only path [Read More...]

Don’t Tell Me What I Can’t Do

OK, so the above video of a rabbit herding sheep alpacas sheep, having watched the dog and learned to do it, is just awesome. And so too is this story about a 96-year-old songwriter who wrote a song for his late wife. We will not always achieve what we try to. But that is not [Read More...]