“Social learning” is about more than using social media to support collaboration and learning. It goes beyond how people use Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and other media, to consider how your organizational learning strategy can leverage the technology infrastructure to support behavioral change. Continue reading
“When you’re a designer who’s been working on a project for a year or two, it’s very easy to think things are intuitive or obvious that are actually totally incomprehensible.” Continue reading
Games that revel in their difficulty like Super Meat Boy, Trials Evolution, and Spelunky can create the same sense of helplessness in the face of failure. Yet some people persist. They continue to bang their heads against the games until they get good or beat a level or get an S-rank. It’s like something clicks in their head and they refuse to accept that they can’t succeed eventually. Or maybe it’s that something doesn’t click. Continue reading
Six-year-olds can blog. Continue reading
I saw signs that it could become a model for blended learning in Vietnam in the near future, and this prediction appears to have come true. I was struck by the school’s commitment to blended learning and how the new instructional approach created time for students to apply their learning in a variety of creative and meaningful projects in the community. Continue reading
I’m struck by just how fast time goes.
Kid-ship comes with an expiration date that seems to be ending earlier and earlier. Time is short, and we can’t waste kids.
When you waste time in school, you waste opportunities. Time is precious because children are precious. Continue reading
These computer skills are rather basic and at this point could not be characterized as revolutionizing 21st century skill development, but what I experienced in New York was truly amazing. Continue reading