IMHO

I wish I had written this

I can’t remember now where I ran across a link to Kim Cofino’s blog. Probably a tweet from one of the education movers and shakers I follow. The post that was linked in the tweet wasn’t even this particular one. But this is a great post. First Steps Toward Becoming a 21st Century Educator. But […]

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The proof’s in the pudding

Another thing the revolution in Egypt has done for me personally is to restore my faith in the power of people, together, to effect great change for good. I am an idealist (surprise!) and today I am not embarrassed to say so, although my idealism had about shriveled after 56 years of life. I graduated […]

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Learning to learn

It often strikes me how few people, when presented with a technical problem, will try to search out the answer themselves. Most will ask someone in the tech department but if they can’t reach anyone, or don’t get an answer right away, they do not seem to go any further. They simply wait. Wait for […]

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How to get educated

As I was driving home listening to a news show on VPR I heard a very serious young woman who had been investigating conditions for Iraqi police recruits describe conditions in the recruit barracks as : “debaucherous”. This is the sort of thing that drives me simply insane. (That and the numerous gaffes in the […]

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