Introducing Interviews with Parents of Thiel Fellows

Introducing interviews with parents of Thiel Fellows at

Since Dale received the Thiel Fellowship,  as a parent of a Thiel Fellow, I’ve gotten questions about our parenting journey such as:  How did we help him get involved? How did we make him self-motivated? What do you do with self-motivated kids? How do you help a kid that is smart beyond you and gifted? … Read more

Y is for Yell Yes!

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School Series. Brought to You  by the Letter Y. Yell Yes? Yes! When invitations, opportunities, new eXperiences come your way, yell,  “Yes, I’ll try that.  Yes, I’m  in.” When challenges, obstacles, bumps,  or frustrations come along to make things hard, yell,  “Yes, I can deal  with this. I … Read more

F is for …

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School.  Brought to You by the Letter F. F…. The F word.  As a former public school teacher, F  had me a bit Flummoxed. You may have surmised that I am only using verbs. are some of my choices, in alphabetical order. Facilitate. Help make things happen. … Read more