Friday, August 23, 2013

Fun-Fact Friday

Happy Friday to all our followers and readers!
 
How has your week been? If you've been following our posts, be sure to let us know which one intrigued you the most!
 
Happy Friday!
 Before the work week is officially over, don't forget to vote for Julie Evans' panel ListenUp! SpeakUp! GameUp! A Game Data Discussion  at the SXSWEdu conference here. Other panelists of this discussion include:
 
Allisyn Levy of BrainPOP
Robert Torres of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
 
...And while you are voting for Julie's panel, you might as well register for Speak Up 2013, right? All the information can be found here.
 
Exciting events are on the horizon at Project Tomorrow, as our brand new website will be launching very soon! We will be sure to blog about all the new features as soon it arrives...keep checking back!
 
For Fun-Fact Friday, read up on DoSomething.org's feature on 11 Facts About Education in America here.
 
Did anything shock or surprise you? Be sure to let us know in the comments below.
 
We've also provided you a few quotes about education to inspire your weekend!
 
Enjoy!
 
- The Project Tomorrow team

Education Quotes:

    “Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

   “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
Plutarch

    “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
Margaret Mead

  “A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination.”
Nelson Mandela

    “In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”
Phil Collins

    “All I have learned, I learned from books.”
Abraham Lincoln

    “Wisdom.... comes not from age, but from education and learning.”
Anton Chekhov

    “All of life is a constant education.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, The Wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt

   “The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”
Thomas Paine