Fun is among the criteria for what works in education because my students tell me so. They tell their mothers, too, and the mothers say their daughters think a monthly or weekly Designathon is a good idea. Girls, here it is: 24 hours of Design Thinking begin Feb. 3 at 5 p.m. MST.
"My favorite day of Pretty Brainy," writes Madeleine B., "was when we learned how to solder. . . . It probably will become a very useful skill if I pursue my dreams and become an aerospace engineer." Find out why Madeleine says soldering and helping others are the best ways to spend a Friday night.