Monthly Archives: July 2014


A New Way to Capture Book Insights

To get smart on multiple fields for making our LDT masters project work, my project partner and I have been reading a lot every week. We have been reading everything from academic journals and research handbooks to science books and spiritual paperbacks. Looking at the rather large stack of books in my living room one […]


The Wave Diagram

As I was deciding whether or not to pursue a PhD in the field of education here at Stanford, I noticed that I kept talking, thinking, and writing about “momentum.” I communicated as much to others as to myself some momentum that was pulling me in one direction or pushing me in another. To explore […]


To PhD or Not to PhD

A few months ago, I put myself in a very interesting position: I got to decide if I wanted to begin a professional investing career through venture capital and startups or begin an education research career through a PhD program. In the statement above, I employ two specific phrases intentionally. First, although this was a […]