I just got back from two weeks of studying teenagers in China. I was coaching a team of Kellogg students creating a new after-school program for Chinese high school students, and so our design research included school tours, classroom observations, home stays, mall intercepts, and meetings with NGOs, social impact startups and educational programs. The ...
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Recent blog posts
I am so inspired by Y.O.G.A. for Youth. When I first heard of it, I was a little skeptical. It just seemed like another after school program that was focused on an activity. It seemed the equivalent of dance classes or board game competitions. They’re diversions to keep kids off the streets. But then I ...
A few nights ago a couple friends, about 100 strangers, and I braved the snow to crowd into a bar and listen. I heard a story about the struggles of teaching in a bilingual classroom. Then there was one about competitive grocery bagging. Another about a cycle of abuse and victimization. Followed by a story ...