Learning, Innovation & Tech

April 2013

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Battle Of The Minds: Why Don't Kids Like School?

Sparks Fly In This Book Review By Guest Jonathan E. Martin about Daniel Willingham's Book & His Conclusions About Learning, Imagination & Knowledge Read more
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The Bad Habits You Learn in School

And it's not about smoking. John Coleman via Harvard Business Review Read more
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How to Develop Students into "Problem-Finders" and why it matters

Designing for Great Learning: Moving Beyond Project-Based Learning Read more
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Here a MOOC, there a MOOC, everywhere a MOOC, MOOC . . .

16 Possible Effects of MOOCs
The good, the bad and the ugly Read more
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10 Student Expectations about Learning (right back at you)

What is your school's "customer experience"? Read more
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Leaving to Learn

Getting Out of the School Silo: "Just because you leave does not mean that your education is necessarily interrupted." Read more
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21st Century Skills: A "thorny problem" in the classroom

. . . .most high schools' science "experiments" are really "demonstrations," because they are "rigged" for the right answer, thereby disqualifying them as true experiments where outcomes are unknown. Read more
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High Schoolers: "What You'll Wish You'd Known"

It's dangerous to design your life around getting into college Read more
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Leonardo da Vinci
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