February 28th, 2008 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

From NPR: Creative Play Makes for Kids in Control: It’s playtime at the Geraldyn O. Foster Early Childhood Center in Bridgeton, N.J., and in one corner of a busy classroom, 4-year-olds Zee Logan and Emmy Hernandez want to play bookstore. In a normal preschool, playing bookstore would be a pretty casual affair. They would just […]

NYT blog post on community forum on gentrification in NYC

December 7th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | 1 Comment

My feedreader brought me this interesting blog post about a forum in NYC about gentrification in neighborhoods. A community leader once optimistic about development in Harlem said: We want the gentry, because they represent people who can support the commercial businesses, and attract more. But we don’t want to be overrun by them. We don’t […]

e-learning and a changing collegiate culture

November 29th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Online classes were just emerging as I left college.  There was a piece on Morning Edition this morning about the technology and trends in general and an instance of them at on University of Illinois branch.  I think this technology is inevitable and it does have some egalitarian advantages, as the president of the University […]