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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Dallas McPheeters

Dallas McPheeters

Book Summary - Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don't - 5 views

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      Excellent synopsis of the best seller, "From Good to Great" The Hedgehog concept is interesting. Had not heard of that before.
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Mindfulness Does Not Lead To Happiness | Psychology Today - 11 views

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      Explains a common misconception about mindfulness.
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This 1 sentence summarizes the entire Millennial generation | Ladders - 8 views

  • This one sentence summarizes the entire Millennial generation:“I want to be the one who comes up with the idea, not the person who executes on it.”That’s the problemThe world doesn’t need more ideas. Ideas are easy. Ideas are as abundant as air itself.What the world needs is more hands on deck, more doers, more builders — more people who know the value of patience, and who can take something that sounds great in theory and work to bring it to life.Because let me tell you: The way an idea starts is never the way the idea ends.
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      Lead your millennial classroom to take action... here's why...
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Questions That Evoke Wonder in Our Students | Faculty Focus - 8 views

  • “If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life, as an unfailing antidote against the boredom and disenchantments of later years, the sterile preoccupation with things artificial, the alienation from the sources of our strength.” Rachel Carson, A Sense of Wonder
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      Evoking wonder motivates students to engage in a quest.
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Are 'Learning Styles' Real? - The Atlantic - 33 views

  • Really, Willingham says, people have different abilities, not styles. Some people read better than others; some people hear worse than others. But most of the tasks we encounter are only really suited to one type of learning. You can’t visualize a perfect French accent, for example.
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      Learning Abilities not Learning Styles
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Change and why we all see it differently - The Learner's Way - 14 views

  • the rise of the ‘gig’ economy where freelance and short term contract work is common and training and retraining for new projects is the norm
  • it is more important to be able to learn than it is to be learned
  • If the young people of today are to thrive beyond the walls of the classroom they will need to be able to cope with a world characterised by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.
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  • teaching children who have lived their entire lives in that very century
  • multiple reports that detail the skills and dispositions children will need
  • there are broad typologies which emerge along a continuum from those who actively seek to change to those who actively resist it. 
  • There are those for whom change is the next adventure
  • There are those who are open to change but need to be shown the evidence.
  • There are those who need to be show how the change will impact them
  • There are those who publicly embrace the change but in the privacy of the classroom continue as they have always done
  • There are those who are outright afraid of change
  • “A person’s sense of identity is partly determined by his or her values, which can mesh or clash with organizational values”
  • There are of course also those for whom the change is just wrong
  • Change is always complicated. A the least it involves people, personalities, cultures, beliefs, values, emotions and identity.
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What could possibly replace K-12 and college?  - 20 views

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      So much unnecessary friction.
  • three-phased approach to education
  • (the first 15 to 18 years, actually)
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      Recommend first 12 years and eliminating the Teen category which is a western civilization invention and not recognized in a majority of cultures.
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Single and double loop learning | Organizational Learning - 25 views

  • Single and double loop learning
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      Clear explanation of Single, Double, and Triple loop learning. Nice.
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Six Classroom Elements Learned from Zombie Films - 17 views

  • Six Classroom Elements Learned from Zombie Films
    • Dallas McPheeters
       
      Nice resource with links for further development of each concept.
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Organizational learning - Wikipedia - 23 views

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    Clear explanation of single, double, and triple loop learning with diagrams.
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Teaching with Confidence: Advice for New Faculty - 31 views

  • Teaching with Confidence: Advice for New Faculty
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      Classic, basic, and simple to apply this answer to what every new teacher wants to know.
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Learning and earning: Equipping people to stay ahead of technological change | The Econ... - 34 views

  • WHEN education fails to keep pace with technology, the result is inequality.
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      Inequality was there long before high-tech innovations. The only gap produced by tech is between those with access to networks and devices and those without. two thirds of earth still without access to internet. 
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The 3 Orthodoxies of Educational Technology | Technology and Learning | InsideHigherEd - 52 views

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      1. Tech as Metaphor for progress 2. Tech as Mechanism for productivity 3. Higher Ed Status Quo is unsustainable What's your instructional model?
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Trainer Talk: The Hundredth Monkey | trainingmag.com - 10 views

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      Michael LeBouef, wrote a book called "The Greatest Management Principle in the World." The book can be boiled down to two sentences: What gets rewarded gets done. What gets recognized gets repeated. How are we rewarding our managers for supporting the training their people are getting? How are we rewarding participants for learning and applying new skills and knowledge?
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Learning Is Not Enough: The Behavior Framework by Nic Laycock : Learning Solutions Maga... - 43 views

  • “Innovative, resilient, self-determined, integrated among, integrated within, perceptive, inquisitive.”
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    I like the idea of reinforcing the valued behaviors using the technology tools in our hands. Promoting key self-descriptors such as resilient, innovative, self-determined, integrated, and the like, on the pages of our training materials both paper and electronic, would create added value.
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Exploring ICT in education meet opens today - 21 views

  • explores how technology can be adopted and applied in classrooms to enhance teaching practices and learning
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    The Middle East is avidly pursuing integration of 21st century technologies in education. 
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Apple Mac OS X 'Mountain Lion' takes more bites out of iOS | Apple Talk - CNET News - 60 views

  • computers are not longer at the center of people's digital lives
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      Pay attention to the driving forces behind trends. This is important.
  • the conversation can be picked up and continued from any device with that same Apple ID and iMessage enabled.
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World's Simplest Online Safety Policy by Lisa Nielsen - 88 views

  • Students can access websites that do not contain or that filter mature content. They can use their real names, pictures, and work (as long it doesn’t have a grade/score from a school) with the notification and/or permission of the student and their parent or guardian
  •  Anyone can begin making a difference and contributing real work at any age.
  • what puts kids at risk are things like: having a lot of conflict with your parents being depressed and socially isolated being hyper communicating with a lot of people who you don't know being willing to talk about sex with people that you don't know having a pattern of multiple risky activities going to sex sites and chat rooms, meeting lots of people there, and behaving like an Internet daredevil.
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  • Rules for tools don’t make sense. Rules for behaviors do.
  • It applies only to minors in places that apply for erate funds
  • The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) applies to the online collection of personal information by persons or entities under U.S. jurisdiction from children under 13 years of age.
  • She uses Facebook with her First grade students
  • While children under 13 can legally give out personal information with their parents' permission
  • he Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records
  • Schools may disclose, without consent, information such as a student's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, honors and awards, and dates of attendance.
  • applies to all schools that receive fund
  • addresses children’s education records
  • as long as it is not a grade or score
  • permission is not necessary
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    what puts kids at risk are things like: having a lot of conflict with your parents being depressed and socially isolated being hyper communicating with a lot of people who you don't know being willing to talk about sex with people that you don't know having a pattern of multiple risky activities going to sex sites and chat rooms, meeting lots of people there, and behaving like an Internet daredevil.
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A Checklist for Facilitating Online Courses | Faculty Focus - 68 views

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    A Checklist for Facilitating Online Courses is a brief reminder of what to do each week of an online course and itemized by the different needs within the online classroom.
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Newspapers of the World - Newslink - 52 views

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    Great resource for students and teachers to present current events and cultural nuances. Language learners?
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