How do we successfully navigate the chasm between “progressives” and “traditionalists”? The RSA Report (March 2016) Creative Public Leadership suggests that creating a compelling argument is the first step. For those of us who have been learning online for nearly 20 years, creating a compelling argument might seem redundant. We wonder why it seems so hard […]
Over the last few days I have been thinking about an article that was shared with me last week on Twitter. How can design thinking be used in classrooms to help students achieve the skill sets and mindsets needed in 2016? In his book, The Global Achievement Gap, Dr. Tony Wagner outlined the skills all students […]
Do we think differently, or have we just learned differently? This post is part of a 10 day posting challenge issued by Tina Zita. You can’t be a connected educator if you don’t contribute. Sometimes we need a nudge to remember that if nobody shares, nobody learns. Thanks Tina! _________________________________________________________ Silence. You’ve felt that right? […]
Sharing learning is a core value of my professional practice. This space – this blog – is my rough work. It’s a place to put out the raw thinking and learning and invite comments and challenges so that I might continue to learn and to rethink how we do education. In a nutshell, here is […]
If you were unable to attend Heidi Siwak’s closing keynote at #BIT15 this year, you missed an amazing learning experience. Let’s see if we can share the important points. Here is Heidi’s link to the resources. Here is the storify of the Twitter chat for the event.