On Education, Badges and Scouting

There is a growing amount of discussion about the use of “badges” in education. I’ve been following a few strands of discussion on the topic and this morning something clicked for me and I began tweeting a little about the stream of thought I had on the subject. Some people on Twitter thought it might […]

Is post-secondary education in the technology sector still worth it? [Quora]

I’ve started to dive into Quora, answering questions where I believe I might be able to bring experience and knowledge to bear. This particular question went on to expand as such: “Technology is changing daily, it seems like post-secondary institutions are always a few steps behind with their material.” My short answer is “yes, it’s […]

Design Thinking + Democracy

My presentation and slides originally planned for the DevLearn 2010 General Session. I connect the use and the history of the hash-tag on Twitter to Design Thinking principles as expressions of liberty, freedom and joy (Democracy) that are paramount to successful “social learning.”

Podcast Idea: #lrntalk

UPDATE: We’ve moved to a Wiki to better organize; check out http://lrntalk.wikispaces.com/ An idea floated up again today that has been floated many times before about doing a learning-related podcast.  While my current podcast has been much neglected by me, I’ve thought of doing a podcast several times in the past and have opined on […]