Every day I see many emails, posts and articles that come through my various information feeds. Their volume can be overwhelming. We need to manage the influx of data in our lives. This post offers just three reads.
Tag archive: learning
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgements requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
~ Calvin Coolidge
I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures … I divide the world into the learners and nonlearners.
~ Benjamin Barber
There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.
~ Tom Krause
A concept that is upturning approaches to learning is called flipped classrooms. These happen when you “flip” the learning so the instructional content is delivered online, outside the classroom and the classroom time is dedicated to activities and exercises that were thought of more traditionally as “homework”. Be they classrooms, or corporate training rooms, the approach is centred on collaboration and engagement of educator and student.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
~ Saint Augustine
Technology is wonderful at bringing the world to your door – wherever you are. I love the diverse learning made available through TED (Technology Events Design) talks. Technology enables this, but the learning can still be people-focused. Here are three of my favourite talks.