Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
Podcast Overview: International best-selling author Dr. Tony Wagner has created quite a stir in the world of education with his disruptive take that K-12 and college institutions are not consistently “adding the value and teaching the skills that matter most in the marketplace.” In “Creating Innovators,” Tony Wagner addresses this problem by stating that instead of prepping our children to be “college ready,” we should prep them to be “innovation ready.”
Over the course of an hour, Tony lays out his argument in support of educating our young students about concepts in place of facts and encouraging their creativity. Doing so, he argues, will better prepare them to succeed in a constantly morphing world.