A random collection of articles, blog posts, books, and other things I think are worth sharing.

NPR: Why So Many Gifted Yet Struggling Students Are Hidden In Plain Sight (#lauren)

“I think we haven’t fully come to terms with the fact that sometimes the things that we value in education, like expertise and intelligence and knowledge, conflict sometimes with creativity. Creativity is just as important, and if we focus on intellectual power we’re going to miss out on a lot of these kids that are going to really shake up the world, really change things.”

Marc and Angel Hack Life: 5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

Medium: What Fullness Is

Reader’s Digest: The Best Weekend Getaways in Each State