View From The Balcony

William Ury: The walk from “no” to “yes”

"We need to start teaching young people that we don’t just live in a read-only, passive society, but a write-able society." — Beth Noveck, NYU Wagner’s newest visiting professor Beth Noveck. Click here for a recap of her recent TEDtalk at TEDGlobal 2012 on demanding a more open-source government.

"We need to start teaching young people that we don’t just live in a read-only, passive society, but a write-able society." — Beth NoveckNYU Wagner’s newest visiting professor Beth Noveck. Click here for a recap of her recent TEDtalk at TEDGlobal 2012 on demanding a more open-source government.

world-shaker:

5 Ways to Listen Better (in less than 8 minutes)

Awesome talk, and a super-easy system that you can share with your students.

(via Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better | Video on TED.com)

the Inside Out Project comes to Greene Hill, Brooklyn 

totally doing this. suggestions welcomed.