6 Quotes to Keep Us Grounded in the Digital Age

We live in a media-rich world, but I’m still fond of words. I like words that paint pictures, that challenge me to look at things from different perspectives, that help Continue Reading →

What Happens When You Create and Issue Badges to Yourself?

Badge newcomers ask wonderful questions. There is something to be said for paying keen attention to the questions, comments, and ideas of people new to digital badges. That was the Continue Reading →

10 Higher Education Trends to Watch in 2015 & Beyond

Thanks to the University of Wisconsin Madison Department of Educational Policy Studies and the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), I enjoyed sharing a draft paper and informal comments yesterday on Continue Reading →

What if Schools Were Penalized for Overemphasizing Standardized Tests?

In 5 Things I Learned, Jeb Bush wrote, “If we are going to prepare students to compete in a knowledge-driven world, we need to set higher standards for achievement in Continue Reading →

Educational Innovation & Building a Plane in the Air

Is making educational change like building an airplane in the air? Perhaps you’ve heard that phrase before. The more I think about it, the more I see it as having Continue Reading →