Academic fields all around are exploring how technology can transform education, but the field of nursing has already cleared much of its path headed toward the next frontier in education transformation. Nursing educators reached for technology to develop effective online education in response to demands for registered nurses (RNs) to receive higher education and increased [...]
I’ve been collecting business cards for more than 20 years. While I have three full Rolodex files I also have cardboard boxes with hundreds, or thousands, of cards representing people who I’ve lost contact with. I keep these with hope that some researcher will want to do an analysis of the network I’ve been building to show how others might duplicate this effort.… Continue reading
Yesterday I posted an article with some quotes made by mentoring leaders at last week’s National Mentoring Summit. I also posted a map showing people I met…. I do this to draw attention to the need for operating resources and to try to connect with others who will add their time, talent and dollars to building a year-round public attention and resource generation strategy that supports tutor/mentor programs in every neighborhood of Chicago and every city with flexible, constantly flowing operating and innovation resources. Continue reading
I spent last Thursday and Friday at the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, DC. In this week’s blog articles I’ll try to share some of the ideas and resources that I connected with.
I created this map to show some of the people and organizations I connected with out of the more than 500 people who attended.… Continue reading
How do we turn a participation map into a “collective impact” map?
I’m one more than 1600 people who have joined the Education Technology Mooc (#ETMOOC) since last Monday. I’ll be participating in the National Mentoring Summit… in Washington, DC this Thursday and Friday where more than 500 people will be connected in the same building and for the same purpose. Continue reading
This year’s theme: Trend to Blend Lessons from the Field reflects a renewed interest in blended learning while emphasizing the importance of research and proven effective practices of the past decade in guiding our future. When: 8th to 9th July 2013 Where: Milwaukee, WI, United States of America Website: http://sloanconsortium.org/conference/2013/blended/welcome Contact: Conference Services Organized by: [...]
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We’re going into summer and many people will be near lakes and oceans. How many of you will be building sand castles? Have you ever stopped to think how many grains of sand go into just one small sand castle?
What if you were just one of those grains of sand and you were trying to pull the rest together into one of these?… Continue reading
Leaders of NATO and aligned nations are in Chicago this week and will try to reach agreement on some big decisions. Do you think they do all the thinking, planning, brainstorming just while the leaders get together for a few days?… Continue reading