Simcity game creator gives credit to Montessori Education

In 1972, an engineer and former carnival barker named Nolan Bushnell started a video-game company, in Santa Clara, California. As an engineering student at the University of Utah in the nineteen-sixties, Bushnell had become obsessed with an...

Reflectons Upon Education in the New Millenium

Education has certainly taken center stage as a modern issue. Of course if you listen to the elders of any generation you’ll hear that education, and the young, are going to hell — nothing new about that. But in fifty years of...

Educational reform and the perils of standardized testing

Today, we ask why American math and science scores are slipping. The University of Houston’s College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them. Read...

Engines of our Ingenuity

Today, a determined woman unleashes the inventive mind. The University ofHouston‘s College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them. Read more...