Self-Directed Learning: One of My Educational Moonshots

In the United States we celebrate Independence Day, the 4th of July. We commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which includes these famous words: We hold these truths to be self-evident, Continue Reading →

The Value of Newbies & Naysayers in Online Learning Innovation

I’ll admit it. I can be a snob about some things, which is why I need daily reminders that the novice perspective can sometimes lead to greater innovation than that of Continue Reading →

What Does / Should it Take to be a K-12 Teacher?

If you follow K-12 education news, you probably heard the buzz in May/June 2015 about a portion of the proposed 2015 Wisconsin state budget bill that addresses requirements to become a Continue Reading →

New MOOC on the Power of Self-Directed Learning

I’m excited to announce the next MOOC that I will be hosting called Adventures in Self-Blended (and Self-Directed) Learning starting on August 15. All are welcome to sign up now Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Foster a Culture of Curiosity in Your Learning Organization

Do we want to nurture a culture of earning or a culture of learning? That was the driving question behind the Beyond Letter Grades MOOC that I hosted in 2014, Continue Reading →