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The Purple Potty Theory of Passion

by James Paul Gee
October 1, 2009

This post originally appeared on the Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age blog.   “Grit” is required for success today in the United States. “Grit” is passion plus persistence. Jobs that require basic or even higher, but standard, skills will often be low paying, done overseas, or automated. Success will … 







Sesame Street at 40: A Revolution in Early Learning Embraces the Digital Age

by Gary E. Knell
September 29, 2009

An article ran in the New York Times the morning after the 61st Primetime Emmy awards titled “Television Thanks You for Watching.” The article punctuates a theme throughout the broadcast of comments alluding to the shift of notable programming to cable networks and other media platforms. The television community is clearly seeing a …