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Tech Taking your Job? If you Can't Beat 'em, Join 'em

We all hear repeatedly that technology is stealing our jobs, leaving us in the dust, while a computer can complete our work tasks quicker and more effectively. 320 more words

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The Information Revolution -- Did it impact Teaching and Learning?

I recently came across a great book, first published in 1982 — Megatrends, by John Naisbitt. Remember that one? It was groundbreaking when it first came out because it predicted massive changes to due to upcoming “Information Revolution.” And Megatrends was not based wholly on speculation; it was routed largely in fact. 417 more words

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What About Passion in Learning?

There is the common saying to “Follow your passion,” but there is an equally common saying to “Not let your passion be your profession.” Which is correct? 542 more words

Public Education

Lessons from a Substitute Teacher

I’m a professional writer, but when I don’t have writing work, I also substitute teach at the local grade school and middle school. I’ve found that I really enjoy teaching kids — although I have no formal training as a teacher for young students. 788 more words

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From Real to Ideal: A Classroom Transformation


Imagine a classroom of 20-30 students – all with the following characteristics:

  • Good visual acuity
  • Good auditory acuity
  • Good body control and spatial awareness…
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Why It's Better to be a Geek than a Nerd

Have you ever watched the Big Bang Theory? It’s really about a bunch of geeks. But these days it’s hip to be a geek, because geeks can do something very well. 408 more words

Adult Education

Are We Losing Common Sense about Learning and Education?

Sometimes when I read articles about education and learning, I believe that we are losing common sense about what it means to become educated. There is a never ending debate on the value of a STEM education vs. 448 more words

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