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Balancing Act: Content & Skills

A search for “college graduate employment readiness” produces over 2.5 million hits on Google. Unfortunately, the top results have titles like: Study finds big gap between student and employer perceptions ( 817 more words


Living and Learning 

Communication goes a long way to getting things done.

Recently I had two conversations that startled me. The first was going very well until we hit a point of contention. 189 more words


Having the Backing 

Encouraging others is something I enjoy.

There is a great degree of delight in spotting something really good and where possible supporting the individual in doing that more often and developing that for the benefit of others. 205 more words


Dotty about Datura!


I’ve another catch up post for you today, so I’m afraid if you follow me on Instagram you may already have seen some of these photos. 1,555 more words

My Makes

Separation: It's good for problem solving

It turns out that the advice Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss) gave Bob Wiley (Bill Murray) in the 1991 hit movie “What about Bob?” was more than the premise of a funny movie. 460 more words

Human Development

Students may learn better from attractive #lecturers

Alongside metrics like “uses a textbook”, the popular Rate My Professors website gives students the option to score their lecturers’ “hotness”. This might not be as frivolous as it seems, at least according to a… 218 more words


Resources, Strategies & Advice

While putting materials together for workshops, I realized my blog doesn’t have an easy way to find resources by theme.  Today’s post addresses that gap. When you visit the blog you’ll see a new menu tab, aptly named Posts by Topic.   2,316 more words