This slideshow and podcast of Stephen Downes presentation called “Pedagogical Foundations For Personal Learning” is worth watching and listening to. His ideas about what learning is vs. what we do in schools currently is quite interesting. This presentation is an example of new, cutting edge ideas that aren’t flowing out of K-12 professional organizations like [...]
What have you seen that is making you think, challenging your notions of schools and learning? Here are a few things that have challenged me recently. Two questions that can change your life from Daniel Pink on Vimeo.
Here is an amazing article that could just as easily be applied to any educational profession (silo) not just school libraries. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6699357.html My two big takeaways from this amazing article. “changing our mind-set from adopting best practices as defined by our own professional organization to adopting a “customer service/support” orientation by crafting goals that support [...]
Harold Jarche in a recent post on influence commented that ” If our organization only lets us view mass media information or from limited networks then we are closed to a wealth of other sources.” Some organizations are naturally more disposed to being open, while others tend to be closed. K-12 schools and higher education [...]