Michael's Musings

An Exciting Opportunity!

I’m proud to be part of the transition team for City of Pittsburgh Mayor-Elect Bill Peduto!

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Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud

This is a TED Talk delivered by Dr. Sugata Mitra, about the obsolescence of traditional public schooling. What do you think?

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Prospective School Visits

I’ve noticed that I’ve had quite an upswing in traffic today, especially regarding my upcoming school tour next spring. If you notice that I didn’t mention your area, but are interested in being a possible a tour stop, please do send me a note using the school visit form. Even if I can’t fit you […]

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A Bookstack for a Local School

Yesterday, I shared a post about a school in my city that is in need of books. Today, I’m dropping off the book stack that I put together — I live less than a mile from the librarian working at the school, so I’m going to leave them direct, but if you’re not close by, […]


Help a School Library in Need

I just read about a school in my hometown that could use your help. Their school library is in need of some beefing up, and I, for one, would like to donate. Read all about it at Yinzercation. They’ll be receiving a package from me later today!