In Week 5, Launch teams divided up to create visual timelines of the history of education, from Aristotle to Common Core.

In this week’s podcast, Launch entrepreneurs present 60 second book reports on their reading assignments for this Summer. Learn more about the Summer reading list here.

Each Wednesday, we host a discussion on the history and philosophy of Education in the US and are thrilled to open this dialogue to the world beyond our 14 entrepreneurs.

Two Launch participants describe their experience pitching to 50 parents at 4.0 Parent Night and Matt leads a discussion on Sarah Carr’s book Hope Against Hope.

When the emails finally poured in from friends and colleagues, the list of books was so long and so awesome that I just gave up on narrowing it down to three or four.

Many wise people precede us in the pursuit of better, fuller experiences in schooling for children. We should listen to them.