Are we assessing what is easy or what matters the most for students?

Are assessing what really matters for future success of our students?┬áThis is my continued reflection on Will Richardson’s 9 Elephants in the Class(Room) That Should “Unsettle” Us. If you have Continue Reading →

Knowledge Versus Skill Acquisition & How They Work Together

There is an ongoing debate about knowledge versus skill acquisition. Knowledge is important. It always will be. I am not one of the people who argues that content and knowledge Continue Reading →

Reflections on 5 Common Concerns About Self-Directed Learning

Amid my conversations with people about self-directed learning, I hear five common concerns or questions. I am grateful that people are willing to express these concerns because it provides an Continue Reading →

17 Quotes & Notes on What Employers Want Most & Get Least from Grads

SXSWedu 2015 is over. Educators and edupreneurs are heading back home. What are they taking with them that they didn’t have before? That is going to be different for each Continue Reading →

What Would Thomas Edison Do on an Assembly Line?

What would Thomas Edison do if he worked on an assembly line? That is the strange question that popped into my head on Tuesday morning. My first thought was that Continue Reading →