Five links that made us think this week.
In the wake of the Aurora shootings, Mike Johnston (Colorado state senator and TFA alum) has a message for all of us: Love back.
Teachers are doing it for themselves! Three teachers make a video and get on Kickstarter to fund their dream of touring America’s best classrooms, sharing best practices, and eventually starting their own school. (Via Good Education)
Long and fascinating piece from The Atlantic on how creating more mixed-income housing can lead to education gains.
School’s out! It’s camp time. Turns out these days you can master lacrosse, learn to make a killer mother sauce, or learn about human rights. A look at summer camps around the world.
And finally, how did Shaquille O’Neals mom fight against the summer brain drain and keep the future NBA hall-of-famer reading everyday? Lucille O’Neal shares her tips.
Have a great weekend.