The Genomic Revolution

The Genomic Revolution

In 1988, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health coordinated the Human Genome Project.   The goals were to identify all the genes in human DNA, sequence the 3 billion chemical base pairs, and store that information in databases. It cost...
Failing Better: Evolving Through Honesty

Failing Better: Evolving Through Honesty

In times of serious need, the global community has always been one to rally the planet and give aid to those ravaged by poverty, natural disaster and lack of infrastructure.   We often see the photos of African children reaping the benefits of this aid: crystal water...
Get Kids Moving and They’ll Do Better in School

Get Kids Moving and They’ll Do Better in School

Exercise Increases Learning Funding for physical education programs is often one of the first things cut when schools start slashing their budgets, but according to John Ratey of Harvard Medical School, exercise is an important component of any educational program....
Who Knew That Coffee Had Roots in Christianity?

Who Knew That Coffee Had Roots in Christianity?

Just when you thought you knew everything about your beloved cup of Joe… The Church Coffee Culture Today, church and coffee go hand-in-hand. After all, it’s one of the only legally accepted speed-like substances that you can sip on with a clear conscience on a Sunday...
SOLE’s: Self-Organizing Learning Environments

SOLE’s: Self-Organizing Learning Environments

“There are places on Earth in every country, where for various reasons, good schools cannot be built and good teachers cannot or do not want to go…” Sugata Mitra We all know that education and Gross Domestic Product are correlated.  One of the most important factors...