Monthly Archives: October 2014

Synapse School, Menlo Park, CA – October 24, 2014

by George J Elbaum Synapse School is an independent primary and middle school founded in 2008, which blends academic learning with social emotional learning into meaningful projects in order to build higher-order thinking skills, including creative, critical, and transfer skills. … Continue reading

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University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA – October 22, 2014

George J Elbaum The University of San Francisco (USF) is a Jesuit Catholic university located in the middle of San Francisco.  Founded in 1855, USF was the city’s first university, and it is the third oldest institution for higher learning in California.  … Continue reading

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Charles Wright Academy, Tacoma, WA – September 29, 2014

by George J Elbaum This was the fifth consecutive year that I spoke at Charles Wright Academy’s (CWA) Global Teen Summit, which this year consisted of the 75 students of the CWA freshmen class and 42 high school students and … Continue reading

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St. Luke School, Shoreline, WA – September 26, 2014

by George J Elbaum I first spoke at St. Luke School almost 3 years ago (November 7, 2011), and I truly looked forward to returning.  My key memories were of a very enthusiastic teacher, Rosemary Conroy, and her 8th grade … Continue reading

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