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Top 10 Steps to a 21st Century Learning Commons

There are important elements that need to be considered when trying to create a 21st Century Learning Commons.

Learning Commons in 2014 truly need to be spaces that promote both physical and virtual senses of  794 more words

Big Ideas In Education

Huffington Post Article

Lisa’s recent article in the Huffington Post:

Compassion, Music, Laughter: The Tree of Life and the Ripple Effect

Compassion. Music. Laughter. I felt these experiences while sitting a few feet away and listening to Arianna’s story during a recent conference in NYC. 644 more words

Parking Spaces and Monster Trucks

I was in the suburb the other day. I pulled into its new shopping area and was hugely disappointed.

Have you noticed lately that all these new shopping areas have smaller customer parking spaces and narrower roads?  126 more words


Cleaning and tidiness in the library is the subject of one of the projects. It has been great over the summer without a lot of students in the library spaces but with students returning … How do we show students that it is a valuable use of their time to put their rubbish in the bin? 9 more words

Physical Spaces

ClassROOM: Teaching and Physical Space

I was thrilled when I learned my schedule this semester: noon to 4 most days, a nice change from my usual 8 a.m. start.  Then I learned the catch.  594 more words


Clutter and Its Affect on Ch'i

My first introduction to Feng Shui was over 12 years ago, because I was stressed and frustrated.  I always figured my life was chaotic because of my Type A personality – my mind was always going in 5 different directions, and always thinking 3 steps ahead (OK, so I still do that on occasion).   769 more words

Betty J Fowler

Presentation: New geographies of learning: distance education and being ‘at’ Edinburgh

Clare O’Shea provides a fascinating presentation and link to their report, where they have explored what it means to be a student and their relationship with their institution. 122 more words