Archive for September, 2008

One of the biggest concerns I have about the traditional school system is how little direction its students graduates with. Upon graduation students are either taking a job to support their new independence and the bills that come with it or in their first year at college. In both of these cases its alarmingly normal […]

July NUBtalk


A few weeks ago (July 27) I gave a NUBtalk about camp and its view on education. I had a lot of fun doing it! NUBtalks are a lecture series organized by some friends of mine, who recently started a workshop called NUBlabs. They’ve been inviting people that they think are neat to come talk […]

In 2007, camp was in Harvard Square, and pretty close to Memorial Drive. There was a park there at JFK with a fountain in it. I remember going there with a group of 5 kids on the first day of the second week. It was the beginning of a new week and so we had […]

Last year at camp, we had a 7-year old boy named Ben come for nine weeks of the summer — pretty much the whole thing. For the first three or four weeks of camp, he pretty steadily played with LEGOs, made a few close friends, and did very few, if any of our activities. He […]