Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student

Neo LMS

Fast Company collected a few jobs of the future that might have a plausible existence, but who knows how the world will look like in 2036? Companies expect all their employees to know how to communicate well and are sometimes surprised at the number of young people who prove the contrary.

Meet The Gates Foundation’s New Deputy Director in Higher Education

Edsurge

She began a long career in education, which included cofounding two social enterprise organizations (one of which helped get 4,000 women off welfare), serving as a Commissioner of San Francisco Unified School District’s Board of Education and starting two edtech companies. Hiles raised $12 million between 2011 and 2015 for her company, Pathbrite, which she sold to Cengage Learning in October 2015. Heather Hiles towers above most other edtech entrepreneurs. Truly.

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

Her talent won her an internship with a company in Atlanta (she telecommuted as a sophomore and junior in high school.) In other words, they learned and built their own knowledge base. To expand their knowledge, they had to assemble a library and know how to find books in it.

An Education ‘Intrapreneur’ on the Difficulties Innovating in a Conservative Industry

Edsurge

I mean, I was so peeved at the publishers who come out there and talk about being education companies, but shareholder value trumps all. So after college, you worked at a computer company then you moved to Texas Instruments. I was with one of the very first software companies, the very first one that wasn't a computer company. But, the software company was not as into, what I would call, Maslow's hierarchy. Now, everybody was talking about knowledge-based jobs.

Apple’s Longtime Education VP Shares Frustrations With Slow Pace of Change

Edsurge

People love to try guess what Apple is up to—that’s true for the company’s education strategy as well. So when Apple’s longtime vice-president of education, John Couch, published a book this year with his thoughts on the future of education and accounts of his work at Apple, it opened a rare window into the company’s views on education. How do you see Apple's strategy at the moment and what do you think of these threats from a variety of companies trying to be in this space, too?

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What Should First Year Teachers Know About Tech Integration?

Tech Helpful

As this week has progressed I find myself thinking on the subject a lot, and this blog post is a more thought out list of technology knowledge I think preservice teachers should be aware of before entering the workforce: Blended learning. Technology-based formative assessment options.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Meet The New California Counterculture: College Republicans ” by the incredible Scaachi Koul. Via Chalkbeat : “Meet the NYC principal in the spotlight for defending desegregation against angry parents.” ” “Why Competency-Based Education Stalled (But Isn’t Finished)” – according to Edsurge and SNHU’s Paul LeBlanc , that is. “ Are Edtech Companies Doing Enough to Protect Student Privacy?

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A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

The Traditional Model The traditional model used by organizational learning theorists begins with the depth of knowledge. This can further be linked to depth of knowledge being greater as it is internalized (Yaklief, 2010), as exhibit 2 illustrates. The greater the level of internalization of knowledge, the greater perceived depth of knowledge (Allee, 1999; Herling, 2000; Yaklief, 2010). Individual content knowledge: Resume and portfolio of work.