Youth & Education Archive

Lego goes ‘natural cultural district’ urban: With the holidays around the corner and a new level of green
Library 2.0: Based on Project for Public Spaces’ How to Make Your Library Great:
If your city’s healthy for kids…: …it’s healthy for just about everyone else, and communities in Europe, Australia,
The ‘experience economy’ comes to schools: As the economy evolves from goods to services to experiences, schools are
Schools as community centers: What a waste that a beautiful school for kids by day becomes
Why are urban schools on the rise?: So, there was evidence given yesterday that urban, city, downtown schools are
Urban schools getting better?! No… really?!: Ask just about any parent-to-be why they feel compelled to eventually leave
“Kids and the City”: Baltimore Sun: Kids and the City (registration needed) Federal Hill in Baltimore,
10 Characteristics of Successful Charter Schools: The most innovative charter schools study the principles of informal learning to
Investing in cool schools: OK, so there’s grand visions of what future CoolTown schools could be,
School trends helping CoolTowns: What if every sixth grader had a laptop? What if every seventh
Schools as third places…: What better way to get a community involved in its schools, than
It’s the schools, stupid!: While kids love people-oriented*, walkable, entertainment-rich towns, their “bosses” (parents) won’t have
Kids love cool towns too: Can a town designed by and for creatives, gen xers/yers and knowledge
Young adults, kids have great ideas too: Sometimes, even better than those who are making decisions in how we