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A New Educational DNA

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli Innovation in education is a popular topic these days.  Ideas about reforming public education abound–some advocating relatively minor adaptations … Continue reading

Technology and the Human Network

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.  ~ Albert Einstein At the time that this statement was made, Einstein was referring to the atomic bomb–obviously something that had a direct, and devastating, impact on the human population.  However, his words remain cause for reflection, as well as a warning, about … Continue reading

Learning How to Learn

Have you ever noticed how much information is available on the internet? Of course you have. Have you ever considered all of the possible educational applications of the information that is on the internet? If you are an educator, yes. Have you ever spent hours sifting through the proverbial mountain of information returned by a … Continue reading

School of One: Individualizing Education for All

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.  ~ Mark Twain This week, I was afforded the opportunity to see, first hand, the power of technology to revolutionize educational pedagogy.  The School of One is a … Continue reading

Function Before Form

In light of our recent research into hybrid schools, and the potential they possess for individualizing the instruction of 21st Century Learners, I have been reviewing the book Curriculum 21 – Essential Education for a Changing World, edited by Heidi Hayes Jacobs. This publication provides a good overview of the types, and scope, of pedagogical … Continue reading