W/ the workforce predicted to have upwards of 50% of us being contingent workers, are we preparing our students for this new world?!

From DSC: With some predictions saying that the workforce is going to be composed of upwards of ~50% of us being contingent workers, (I’ve already […]

[Learning how to learn / metacognition-related] Aiding Reading Comprehension With Post-Its [Willis]

Aiding Reading Comprehension With Post-Its — from edutopia.org by Judy Willis Excerpt: Sample Post-it Prompts In these prompts, the students address the text directly—by calling […]

DC: Students! Perhaps this learning strategy will help you as you learn how to learn as well!

From DSC: I have been trying to blog more about learning how to learn — and to provide some more resources on metacognition and the […]

DC: Helping our students in K-20 learn how to learn. Post includes several resources re: metacognition.

From DSC: From an early age, we need to help our students learn how to learn. What tips, advice, and/or questions can we help our […]

6 Strategies for Taking High-Quality Notes [Rich]

6 Strategies for Taking High-Quality Notes — from edutopia.org by John Rich Get your students thinking deeply while they’re taking notes—and show them how to […]

Excellent reflection/idea from Nikos Andriotis: “Meta-machine learning – i.e., a self-learning LMS”

From DSC: The other day I had posted some ideas in regards to how artificial intelligence, machine learning, and augmented reality are coming together to […]

In Memory: Seymour Papert

In Memory: Seymour Papert — from media.mit.edu; with thanks to Mr. Joe Byerwalter for this resource Excerpt: Seymour Papert, whose ideas and inventions transformed how […]

The benefits of active learning, plus some solid resources re: active learning from Smart Sparrow’s Ashley Coolman

From DSC: Though the title of Ashley Coolman’s blog posting out at smartsparrow.com mentions technology in it, the article is largely not about technology at […]

Connecting the education community with research on learning [digitalpromise.org]

Connecting the education community with research on learning — from digitalpromise.org Excerpt: When designing a program or product, many education leaders and ed-tech developers want […]

5 items on listening — an underrated skill

From DSC: Many K-12 schools as well as colleges and universities have been implementing more collaborative learning spaces. Amongst other things, such spaces encourage communication […]

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