My thanks to a friend for causing me to further reflect on this article: “Can computers ever replace the classroom?” [Beard]

From DSC: I’d like to thank Mr. Eric Osterberg — a fraternity brother and friend of mine — for sending me the following article. I […]

“99% of us in the United States don’t use the math we learned in middle school and high school.”

? My wife sent me this video from John Bennett, a math teacher. This was posted to YouTube back on 11/8/11. In fact, if it […]

Toward Inclusive Learning Spaces: Physiological, Cognitive, & Cultural Inclusion and the Learning Space Rating System [Holeton]

Toward Inclusive Learning Spaces: Physiological, Cognitive, and Cultural Inclusion and the Learning Space Rating System — from er.educause.edu by Richard Holeton Inclusive learning space design […]

Learning looks different with every mind. [Christian]

From DSC: What I mean by this is this: While I certainly agree that research has produced excellent, proven, effective pedagogies that work with many […]

Reflections on “Play is disappearing from kindergarten. It’s hurting kids.” [Martin]

Play is disappearing from kindergarten. It’s hurting kids. — from edsurge.com by  Joe Martin Excerpt (emphasis DSC): In an increasing number of schools, teachers of very […]

Helping grads tell their story: The case for extended transcripts [Midles]

Helping grads tell their story: The case for extended transcripts — from gettingsmart.com by Rebecca Midles Excerpt: What is an extended transcript? An extended transcript […]

Most of higher education didn’t listen/respond; as a result, the backlash continues to build. [Christian]

From DSC: By not listening/taking action nearly enough through the last several decades, the backlash continues to build against colleges and universities — institutions of […]

Education Needs to Push the Hard-Reset Button

  By Matt Ridenour The current public education system has stagnated. The information and technology explosion has exposed a behemoth that is not able to […]

Does education really want student voice? Spoiler alert: The answer is no [Vest]

Does education really want student voice? Spoiler alert: The answer is no — from gettingsmart.com by Jason Vest Excerpts: If you’re as lucky as I […]

DC: Precursor to a next gen learning platform…? Another piece is falling into place.

DC: Precursor to a next gen learning platform…? I think it's one of the pieces of the puzzle that's coming together. Google just revealed that […]

The Secret to Student Success? Teach Them How to Learn. [Bain]

The Secret to Student Success? Teach Them How to Learn. — from edsurge.com by Patrice Bain Excerpt: Abby’s story is hardly unique. I often teach […]

Coming down the pike: A next generation, global learning platform [Christian]

From DSC: Though we aren’t quite there yet, the pieces continue to come together to build a next generation learning platform that will help people […]

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