Around the World in 30 Days – May 2016
May30

Around the World in 30 Days – May 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report “Robots that care for us as we grow old. Cyberattacks against our homes. Extinct animals brought back to life. Ubiquitous sensors eliminating privacy as we now know it. Everybody will have a scandal! In ten years, a small earpiece will whisper what is being said to you in your native language near simultaneously to the foreign language being spoken.” I agree with Alec Ross,...

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Alice Through My Looking Glass
May05

Alice Through My Looking Glass

5 Years later, it is once again time for a little madness….. It’s just over 5 years since my daughter and I (on the heels of Tim Burton’s 200 million dollar Alice In Wonderland movie that has grossed a whopping $1,025,467,110 to date) self-published The Real Alice in Wonderland. Our book tells the story behind the publication of the handwritten, hand-illustrated original manuscript, Alice’s Adventures...

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The Global Search for Education: Celebrating Alice – Listen to the Real Alice…
Oct16

The Global Search for Education: Celebrating Alice – Listen to the Real Alice…

Alice Pleasance Liddell Hargreaves and President Nicholas Murray Butler Columbia University at the 1932 Centenary Celebration of Lewis Carroll’s birth When you hear the voice of the Real Alice In Wonderland – Alice Pleasance Hargreaves – extending her thanks to President Nicholas Murray Butler of Columbia University at the spectacular centenary celebrations held in the old Columbia gymnasium on May 4, 1932, you will...

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The Global Search for Education: Mind Work Life and Howard Gardner
Jul09

The Global Search for Education: Mind Work Life and Howard Gardner

15 Lessons from a Festschrift Howard Gardner with Mindy Kornhaber and Ellen Winner To celebrate Howard Gardner’s 70th birthday last July 11, 2013, his former student, Mindy Kornhaber, and his wife, Ellen Winner, decided to host a Festschrift in his honor. They invited Howard’s teachers, peers, fellow scholars, and former students to contribute essays. One hundred and sixteen of Howard’s close colleagues created...

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Alice – What is Alice150?
May14

Alice – What is Alice150?

Dr. April Lynn James (aka Madison Hatta) performing The Twinkle Bat Variations: A Work and Life in Progress Alice150: Celebrating Wonderland will be a global festival beginning in early October 2015 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 1865. Author Tim Manley and his delightful book, Alice in Tumblr-land The festival that The Lewis Carroll Society of North America...

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Rizzoli — To Lose Our Culture Is to Lose Our Memories
Jan28

Rizzoli — To Lose Our Culture Is to Lose Our Memories

Sir Elton John, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Karl Lagerfeld, Paloma Picasso, Christo, Gregory Peck, David Bowie, Abba Eban, Pablo Neruda, Gina Lollobrigida, Diana Ross, Greg Louganis, Fernando Botero, Francoise Gilot, Franco Zeffirelli, and Greta Garbo hung out here.  2014 marks Rizzoli Bookstore’s 50th anniversary. Celebrations for the anniversary had been well underway. The future of one of the last great booksellers in...

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