Why matching on shared interest matters!

Posted by Adam Gorlick-Stanford Simply sharing a love for something—a favorite band or book—is enough to make you care about  someone you’ve just met. In a set of experiments, researchers found that when two people share just a few things in common, one can take on the feelings and physical reactions of the other who […]

Short new animated film describes “connected learning”

  Connected Learning: Relevance, the 4th R Here is a new video that explains MacArthur Foundation’s Connected Learning initiative. Connected Learning happens is when youth are pursuing expertise around something they care deeply about, and they are supported by friends & institutions who share this common passion that is tuned to the demands and opportunities […]