Teaching with Technology to Multiple Intelligences →
gjmueller: vantagelearningblog learns you with: Most of us are familiar with Howard Gardner’s work in multiple intelligences, and many of us already incorporate his theories into our classrooms on a regular basis. (If you’re less familiar with MI, check out this website, which gives a helpful overview of the theory. You can also learn more about multiple intelligences with this compilation of...
NYC Digital: Edutech.NYC.2020 →
nycedc: NYCEDC’s new Edutech.NYC.2020 report investigates New York City’s Edutech industry, an emerging sector that applies innovative technology to deliver learner-centric, personalized educational methods with the potential to be more effective, efficient, and scalable than…
"The question is: Do we really know how creative... →
Don’t compromise on creativity. Which requires a broad understanding of what circumstances allow individuals to creatively flourish.
lead life-long learning →
“Professional Development is the key to getting educators to access dormant skills. They need to be the life-long learners that they want their students to be. It is the practice of life-long learning that separates the good teacher from the great teacher. They need to be led and supported in this effort. ”
Passion is the precursor to compassion!– The Leadership Challenge (2007) by Kouzes & Posner
people are much more productive and healthy when they can connect their values...– Ryan Vanderbilt from Building Better Businesses By Closing The Happiness Gap (via fastcompany)
feeling valued at work influences well-being
Do organizations really need study data to remind them that employees are people too? How can organizational decision-makers divorce their humanness from the decisions they implement? Does data really hold power enough to make decision-makers forget they too are people? Behavior science tells us we should answer ‘no’ to both of those questions. (Watch Dan Ariely’s TedTalk on...
Red Cross Social Media Monitoring Center: Tracking... →
singularitarian: This tweet might save your life: A new high-tech system from Dell and the Red Cross will scour the Internet after disasters to find evidence of survivors needing help, making the deployment of aid much more efficient.
8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees →
I’ve got a couple of ‘remarkable’ friends. I wish I could say I have worked with more ‘remarkable’ people. Truly rare… so treasure the ‘remarkable’ ones you encounter.
Record-Speed Wireless Data Bridge Demonstrated:... →
singularitarian: A team of researchers in Germany has created a new way to overcome many of the issues associated with bringing high-speed digital communications across challenging terrain and into remote areas, commonly referred to as the “last mile” problem. The researchers developed a record-speed wireless data bridge that transmits digital information much faster than today’s...
Glass ceiling, eh?
Where did we get this glass ceiling idea from any way? Oh, right… 1986 WSJ article by Carol Hymowiz and Timothy D. Schellhart titled, “The Glass Ceiling: Why Women Can’t Seem to Break the Invisible Barrier That Blocks Them from the Top Job.” Alice A. Eagly and Linda L. Carli call it the “labyrinth” to bare the complexity of the decisions women in leadership must make. This...
Five Leadership Lessons From James T. Kirk →
The Avowal As swimmers dare to lie face to the sky and water bears them, as...– Denise Levertov (1923–1997)
How "engaged" are those around you? →
What is engagement? Many want it, but few have it. According to Blessing White Research’s Employee Engagement Report 2011, only 31% of employees world wide have it. So, what is it? According to the study’s engagement model, “contribution to the organization’s success” and “personal satisfaction in their role.”
constant transfusions of public money help keep the patient alive but do not...– DIY U, Anya kamenetz