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It takes a team!

Recently I attended an Oireachtas, a very specialized Irish dance competition.  Usually the competitions, a feis, features individuals competing and there were individuals dancing here too however the focus of this event is on teams competing with very detailed and complex dances.  The Oireachtas occurs once a year so the challenge is to bring individuals … Continue reading

Who is your PLN (Personal Learning Network)?

Have you ever thought about strategically crafting your PLN?  This year I am going to expand mine on purpose which I haven’t done in the past. Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) have always been around, we are a network of people who instinctively connect. Initially yours may have started with family, friends, and colleagues from work. … Continue reading

Business is changing – are we keeping up?

Over six years ago Sir Ken Robinson proposed a education system that would nurture rather than, as he states, “kill creativity”.  This idea is around exploring, learning as you go, and experimenting alone as well as in groups; business is following this path even if they don’t know it.  Harold Jarche wrote recently that the … Continue reading

Who you going to call? Or text? Or Google?

If your first response was “Ghostbusters” I understand however according to a Pew Internet study 88% of adults have cell phones with ~half of them being smart phones.  So odds are pretty good you aren’t calling anyone however you may be tuning into the resources you have collected that you feel are important to you.  … Continue reading

#LearningPersonally

Personal Learning Network (PLN) – what does that mean to you?  At the Learning Solutions conference (#LSCon) I discussed and explored this concept with attendees and took away a couple of “aha’s”.  First, social learning is really just social media (SoMe) and not about just learning, learning is a byproduct of the process used in … Continue reading

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