Category Archives: Learning Ideas

With 16+ years in the formal learning setting and years in the informal learning settings, I have many ideas and have found many resources I would just love to share.

Book Review – “What Do You Do With An IDEA?”

Pursuing your own business, especially one as big as mine, one can get discouraged. In my dark hours I pull out this children’s picture book and read it out loud to myself. While I don’t think I’ve gotten through it … Continue reading

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Our Vision for Better Learning

Learning could be so much more engaging, fun, and relevant. We have a vision for it looking somewhat like this video. 🙂

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Travel Zoo – Map of the World App This is a great map of the world app that gives children (and adults) the chance to learn quite a bit about the geography of the world. I myself learned about the … Continue reading

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Failure Learning in the Parenting Arena Most adults today are a product of the “Failure is bad” culture in our schools. We were conditioned that one “F” on a test or project and your grade couldn’t recover.  We sat quietly … Continue reading

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The Digital Generation Intro Marc Prensky, in his books on learning from games, introduces the idea of Digital Natives versus Digital Immigrants.  He compares the nature of those who were born pre-Google to those born since in an effort to … Continue reading

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“Silos” – They work for grain, but not for Learning, Organizations, or our Souls

by Jill Brownlee Wolf Silos have a purpose, grain storage. They may or may not be used to separate different products, but they are always about storing them. They protect the products from natural elements like rain and wind, but again the protec… Continue reading

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