Monday, April 20, 2009


Welcome to the A Whole New Mind blog, which will be our learning and sharing tool as we read together. Our vision for this book study is:
  • What we learn together, we learn better.
  • This powerful book needed to be shared.
  • It is essential that we come together to learn what is essential for 21st century learners so that we better meet the needs of the global community.
  • Each of you is here because you are dynamic, have something to offer, and are the vision keepers.
  • We are all learning-leaders: business leaders, parent leaders, educator leaders, and student leaders.

The activities on this blog will enhance this experience; in fact, many are included as references in the book itself. If you have suggestions for sites to add, please feel free to share them as a comment on the blog.


  1. Kathy Pilling-WhitneyApril 22, 2009 at 3:57 PM

    This is fantastic- I'm beyond excited fro this to be happening and to meet everyone. Kathy P-W

  2. Kelly E. Everett-SheetsApril 22, 2009 at 4:06 PM

    No wonder I was not sure if I was left brained or right brained. I scored about in the middle 10 for right 9 for left. KEE-S

  3. Where was this when I neded it in Higth School?

    Barton Graham

  4. Like Kelly, I was also split up the middle and when I answered on my name tag as to which I am, I said, "yes"

  5. It is so wonderful to be here and finally sharing this book with you all.

  6. It is nice to meet other right brained people and know that it isn't just eccentricity.

  7. I'm profoundly right brained. Only 2 of 17 answers were left brain.

  8. I look forward to reading my first chapter or two tonight and exploring this whole area with everyone. I thought you might be interested in reading this timely column appearing in today's NY Times by Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Thomas L. Friedman, who cites a recent study underlining the significant American educational achievement gap compared to other rising countries- both in "traditional" measurements, as well as the more "right-brained" problem-solving, creative thinking aspects. The column is at:

    -Dave Brockway