The equal odds rule states that “the average publication of any particular scientist does not have any statistically different chance of having more of an impact than any other scientist’s average publication. In other words, those scientists who create publications with the most impact, also create publications with the least impact, and when great publications [...]
Just thought this video of George Siemens talking about the Future of Education was some of the brightest and most articulate sharing of the problems and possibilities of schooling today and in the future.
During my drive out to Michigan for the NAMLE 2009 conference, I read/listened to the audiobook Free (which is, by the way, free) by Chris Anderson. It explains exactly why the concept of free is such a strong market force in our economy. The book does an excellent job of explaining the history of the [...]
As another school year closes for many of us, ask yourself a question: How much time was spent aligning to standards and was that time well spent? Did you align to the state standards, how about your national curricular association’s standards, don’t forget about the 21st century learning standards, and then there are the many [...]
This year one of the true icons in the sports announcing business passed away; Harry Kalas. Harry’s favorite song was “High Hopes”. I think people need hope today more than ever as each mouse click in Google Reader brings with it a new problem; whether it is a global issue like the Swine Flu, a [...]