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The quote above has been sticking in my brain for awhile, and although this is something that I have thought about often, John Spencer puts it into words in a succinct yet compelling way. As many people discuss the merits of homework for students (not a fan, never been a fan), I think about the … [Read more…]

Read More Less Work, Deeper Learning

There seems to be a disconnect in education about the idea of “consumption vs. creation,” especially in a time where the word “innovation” is so prevalent.  Let me make this clear…content knowledge is crucial in a time of innovation. Katie Martin recently posted this: There is a common saying in education lately that we need kids to … [Read more…]

Read More Why Content and Knowledge are Important for Innovation

My good friend, AJ Juliani, is someone who I respect, admire, and appreciate. His constant push of himself to try new and different things is inspiring, and his attitude toward his work and personal life is one of the reasons that I love being connected with him. He is not afraid to try new things, … [Read more…]

Read More Incremental Innovations #IMMOOC

From the book, “Rework“: Scratch the surface and you’ll find these “real world” inhabitants are filled with pessimism and despair. They expect fresh concepts to fail. They assume society isn’t ready for or capable of change. Even worse, they want to drag others down into their tomb. If you’re hopeful and ambitious, they’ll try to … [Read more…]

Read More On the “Real World”

From the book, “Rework“: Scratch the surface and you’ll find these “real world” inhabitants are filled with pessimism and despair. They expect fresh concepts to fail. They assume society isn’t ready for or capable of change. Even worse, they want to drag others down into their tomb. If you’re hopeful and ambitious, they’ll try to … [Read more…]

Read More On the “Real World”