Excessive Teaching Stifles the Love of Learning

Come to the edge,” he said. They said, “We are afraid.” “Come to the edge,” he said. They came. He pushed them. – Guillaume Appollinaire I came across a picture 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 →

An Open Letter to President Obama On Free & Open Education

Dear Mr. President, I’m writing regarding your recent announcement about a forthcoming proposed plan for making the first two years of college free in the United States. I realize that Continue Reading →

Broken or Blessed by Learning Communities?

I came across a stirring quote from Henri Nouwen¬†that invited me to think about its implications for learning organizations, “Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space Continue Reading →