The Secret Educational Power Behind Peer Learning Groups

There is something special about committing to a group of people with a shared goal or purpose. In this age of personal learning networks, social media and connected learning; intimate Continue Reading →

Does Our World Need More Leather Apron Clubs?

I used to read Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography once a year. Now I get to it every two or three years. Each time I read it, something new captures my attention. Continue Reading →

21st Century Skill: Accomplish Tasks that are Impossible Alone

At a recent conference, I was asked to speak on “21st Century Education 101,” a primer for those who might still be new the concept. ¬†People started talking about 21st Continue Reading →

Improving Peer Feedback in Online Courses

In many online courses, the discussion forum remains a central place for student-instructor and student-student interaction.¬† While is does not have the affordance of immediacy and spontaneity, it does have Continue Reading →