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Every Child is an Artist by Nature

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” ―Pablo Picasso

All human beings are creative by nature.

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Creative Systems Thinking

Who needs School , when I can learn at the bus stop?

While researching learning spaces I came across this video from the New Zealand team Core Education. Its a fabulous summary of what education will look like in the future. 30 more words


Media Partner #59: Access Living, Chicago, IL

We are so lucky to have Access Living as our media partner to help us with outreach to the Chicago disability community!

Access Living is a change agent committed to fostering an inclusive society that enables Chicagoans with disabilities to live fully-engaged and self-directed lives. 45 more words

News And Guest Blog Posts

WFFE? W01 Reflection: Learning Experience

One of Week 1 of “What Future in Education?”‘s activities is to reflect on own’s learning experience, based on a post by other students.

“That feeling of accomplishment is what makes learning worth all the effort”. 294 more words

Back to the Future

What will the schools of the Future look like ?

Thinking ahead 50 years. Many of you will be finishing your Teaching career,and hopefully I will still be breathing. 277 more words

Classroom Technology

The Urge to Live Authentically

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”
~Carl Gustav Jung~

Finding or returning to ourselves is the process of examining and coming to understand who we are. 112 more words


All by Myself


Studies have shown that today a substantial number of individuals undertake learning outside of a formal setting. Sargant (1999) a UK researcher found that one in six people are trying to learn something informally for personal or professional reasons. 96 more words