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Do We Need Personalized Learning?

Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to give nearly all of his money away. And, one of the top directions for his money is for “Personalized Learning.” Personalized learning is defined as learning that is paced and directed to a student’s ability and style. 612 more words

Public Education

Finding Balance in Your Library

I’m working in my office today, comfortably aware that there are 30+ students spread out on the main floor practicing yoga.  This work that Ms. North-Hester is doing Ms. 184 more words


Tech in Learning or Not, That is the Question.

There seems to be a strange dichotomy in education and learning these days, and it revolves around tech. Does technology help learning or hinder it? You find opinions on both sides of the issue. 422 more words

Adult Education

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

Public Education

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

Public Education

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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