One of the most wonderful, and squirm-inducing things about being a kid is that you are willing to ask difficult questions. Call it a lifestyle, call it a hobby, call it a calling…whatever. Young minds (especially really youngLearn more!
Big Questions: How can asking big questions change the world? What makes a thinker brave? Lesson Description: Explore the role of courage in asking “big questions”. Research a great thinker who was willing to be brave, ask questions,Learn more!
He was a proud Canadian, he predicted the internet decades before it was actually invented, and he once played himself in a Hollywood movie. Pretty cool, right? He also thought a lot about the way we share storiesLearn more!
Good news! The deadline for our “I Was Wondering” contest has been extended to January 31st, 2020! We’ve had such a positive response, and we’ve heard from unexpected (and amazing) groups and organizations, we’ve decided to stretch it out.Learn more!
Big Questions: What kind of information do we get from media? Does media give us a useful or accurate idea of what the world is like? How do we tell the difference between what’s on TV and what’sLearn more!
Yeah, that’s right-100,000 kids! We know they’re brimming with big questions, and we want to see them strut their stuff! We’re thrilled to officially launch our “I Was Wondering” contest, and we can’t wait to hear about allLearn more!
Okay, so they don’t play well in fancy museums, and they’re more interested in using art books to build forts than they are in reading them. They love to colour outside the lines, and they include new waysLearn more!
Art is a pretty cool subject, isn’t it? Our Famous Brain of the Week certainly seemed to think so. George Santayana asked all kinds of big questions about what made things beautiful, and what art was. He wasLearn more!
We admire it, we buy it, and we wear it, but do we ever really stop to think about it? Chatting about fashion and style is a wonderful way to try on some big questions about art andLearn more!
Big Questions: What does it mean for something to be beautiful? Is style just whatever we think it is? Does it change from person to person? Does something being popular make it beautiful? Lesson Description: Make personal connectionsLearn more!