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LAUSD reopens playgrounds at elementary, early education campuses

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner joins a kindergarten class at Kenter Canyon School in Brentwood to celebrate the reopening of playgrounds at early education centers and elementary schools across the district on Monday, May 3, 2021. Parents were upset to learn that the play structures were off limits when students first returned to school last month. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Custodian Fidel Alfaro sprays down Kenter Canyon Sch...
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LAUSD reopens playgrounds at elementary, early ed campuses

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner joins a kindergarten class at Kenter Canyon School in Brentwood to celebrate the reopening of playgrounds at early education centers and elementary schools across the district on Monday, May 3, 2021. Parents were upset to learn that the play structures were off limits when students first returned to school last month. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Custodian Fidel Alfaro sprays down Kenter Canyon Sch...
Tags: School, News, Education, California, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Brentwood, Sawyer, Knott, LA County, Los Angeles Unified School District, Berry Farm, Austin Beutner, Beutner, Nick Melvoin


Sawyer, a software platform for kid classes, raises $6 million, including from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

 Sawyer, a two-year-old, Brooklyn-based startup that aims to become the OpenTable of children’s activities, has raised $6 million in new funding led by Advance Venture Partners. Others who contributed to the round include Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, 3311 Ventures,  Female Founders Fund, and earlier backer Collaborative Fund,  as well as unnamed investors from the company’s $1.5… Read More
Tags: TC, Education, Tech, Brooklyn, Collaborative Fund, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Sawyer, Chan Zuckerberg, Advance Venture Partners, Advance Venture Partners Others


Sci-Fi Icon Robert Heinlein Lists 5 Essential Rules for Making a Living as a Writer

So you want to be a writer? Good, you’ll find plenty of advice from the best here at Open Culture. Oh, you want to be a science fiction writer? The great Ursula K. Le Guin has offered readers a wealth of writing advice, though she won’t tell us “how to sell a ship, but how to sail one.” But wait, you also want to know how to publish, and make a living? For that, you’d better see Robert Heinlein, one of the acknowledged masters of the Golden Age of science fiction and a hugely prolific author w...
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Sawyer keynote at IDEAS conference in Calgary, Canada

I just delivered the keynote address “Educating for Innovation” at this big event in Calgary, with teachers, school leaders, education professors, and policy types: After the keynote, I did a breakout session where I shared my research on how art school professors teach. Then, I asked the audience to work in small groups to apply these practices […]
Tags: Education, Innovation, Calgary, Case studies, Galileo, Calgary Canada, Sawyer, University of Calgary, Enhancing creativity


Sawyer Keynote at Korea Global Leaders Forum

I’m in Seoul, Korea, giving the closing talk at the 3rd annual Global Leaders Forum. They know me here because two of my books have been translated into Korean (see the cover photos below). This year’s theme: Creative Code, 6 Revolutions Change Korea! My closing keynote is “Education Revolution, Creative People Change the World.” In 2014, […]
Tags: Education, Korea, Sawyer, Seoul Korea, Enhancing creativity



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