Gever is an Allen Distinguished Educator!

On February 5, 2014, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation announced the first Allen Distinguished Educators (ADE). Not only are these the first awards from this foundation to recognize achievement specifically in education, but they are also one of …

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2013 Update

It’s hard to believe 2013 is almost over. While we still don’t have any visibility on a 50 More Dangerous Things (and haven’t even decided if it’s just “more things” or truly “more dangerous” things!), Brightworks is thriving and …

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Fifty Dangerous Things in Russian!

We aren’t really directly involved in the process of getting the book translated into other languages, and the process takes a really long time (compared to how quickly we create the book in the first place!). So forgive us …

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What has Gever been up to (2012 edition)?

As some of you may have noticed, there hasn’t been much 50 Dangerous Things news in the past two years. That’s because Gever went and started a school. A “real” school! It’s kept him pretty busy – if you’d …

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Gever On Tour – 2011

Gever did several speaking engagements and workshops in 2011 (it was a very busy Spring!). I found this blog posting in our “draft” section and decided to finish it and share, since it’s chock-full of links to YouTube videos!…

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Maker Faire and Japanese 50DT

Gever and Julie will be at Maker Faire this weekend (May 21-22) at the San Mateo County Fairgrounds. We’ll be doing some Dangerous Things and signing books. The Faire is super-fun, so you should definitely come. And we’d love …

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Goodbye New York, Hello Bloomington

We had a wonderful time in New York this week.

Gever spoke at TEDxEast (Tinker, Noodle, Obsess) and we met lots of interesting people. His talk should be posted at some point – we’ll update the Press page with …

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We’re Coming to New York

Gever and Julie will be in New York May 8-13, 2011. Gever will be speaking at TEDxEast and also live on PIX-11.
We’ll both be at Barnes & Noble for a booksigning. More information is available on the Events

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Welcome to our New Site!

In honor of the re-release of 50 Dangerous Things, we have launched a new version of the website. Not only have we added the ability to Share Your Story, we also have a newForum for sharing ideas …

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What Autumn Leaves Are For

Topic #28, Climb a Tree, suggests that the proper way to get out of a tree is to climb down – but there’s a lot to be said for this approach:

“That’s not safe! How do they know there …

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