There is a lot of focus in education on 21st century skills. The kinds of things our kids need to know in order to be successful in the future. Problem solving, systems thinking, critical consumption… More and more I wonder what occupants of the current century have the right not to know. About which topics […]
Turn next-ing into real time assessment Sad Reality of the Next Button It’s estimated that learners spend thousands of hours a year clicking next buttons. Next buttons represent the worst of passive, click-and-read courses. Course designers try all sorts of techniques to force learners to pay attention, like locking down courses and disabling the Next […]
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⇒ APRIL 2015 ⇐ When we lost George Carlin in 2008 I was sad. When we lost Robin Williams in 2014 I was distraught. These seemed like extreme reactions and my surprise deepened when these feelings did not fade. It really got me to thinking. I mean, I hadn’t watched a movie containing either actor in years, […]