LEGO BOOST: A great on-ramp to get kids interested in coding & robotics!!!!!

From DSC: The other day, I put this post out there. Now, I’d like to add to that information with information from Mr. Joseph Byerwalter, […]

Reflections on “Kansas City high schools add real-world learning” [Vander Ark]

Kansas City high schools add real-world learning — from gettingsmart.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpt: The good news is that more young people are graduating […]

Meet Anthony Johnson: Teacher of the Year. Rebel ‘Mayor.’ High School Dropout. [Leong]

Meet Anthony Johnson: Teacher of the Year. Rebel ‘Mayor.’ High School Dropout. — from edsurge.com by Kristin Leong Excerpt: Anthony’s classroom is as much an […]

4 models to reinvent higher education for the 21st century [Zimmerman]

4 models to reinvent higher education for the 21st century — from edtechmagazine.com by Eli Zimmerman To appeal to Gen Z students and employers, universities […]

Why a 12-year-old boy is on a mission to solve his town’s pothole problem

Why a 12-year-old boy is on a mission to solve his town’s pothole problem — from cbsnews.com by Steve Hartman Excerpt: It all started one […]

A new idea for a show! Would *you* watch this? [Christian]

From DSC: Not too long ago, I really enjoyed watching a program on PBS regarding America’s 100 most-loved books, entitled, “The Great American Read.”   […]

Cool idea: Veterans can get benefits assistance at the local Starbucks [Sloan]

Ahead of the Curve: Coffee Shop Clinic — from law.com by Karen Sloan (sorry…an account/sign-in is required with this article) At William and Mary Law […]

Is higher ed shooting itself in the foot? [Christian]

15 more companies that no longer require a degree — apply now — from glassdoor.com Excerpt: With college tuition soaring nationwide, many Americans don’t have […]

On Change and Relevance for Higher Education [Grush & Long]

On Change and Relevance for Higher Education — from campustechnology.com by Mary Grush and Phil Long A Q&A with Phil Long Excerpts: Mary Grush: You’ve […]

Inmates use VR to prepare for life on the outside [Melnick]

Inmates use VR to prepare for life on the outside — from vrscout.com by Kyle Melnick A new early-release program in Colorado helps prisoners convicted […]

DC: This is what I mean by saying institutions of traditional higher ed aren’t keeping pace w/ the new, exponential pace of change

From DSC: Regarding the article below…why did it take Udacity needing to team up with Infosys to offer this type of program and curriculum? Where […]

For institutions of higher education: Some of the ways to respond to the new, exponential pace of change [Christian]

From DSC: In Part I, I looked at the new, exponential pace of change that colleges, community colleges and universities now need to deal with […]

LOAD MORE
We are updating our Privacy Policy, so please make sure you take a minute to review it. As of May 25, 2018 your continued use of our services will be subject to this new Privacy Policy.
Review Privacy Policy OK