Today Janet Yellen, our new Fed Chair, testified before Congress – the House Financial Services Committee. In her update on the economy she testified the following: Current Economic Situation and Outlook The economic recovery gained greater traction in the second half of last year. Real gross domestic product (GDP) is currently estimated to have risen […]
Today is a good day to talk about the economy. The S&P 500 was down 2.3 percent, after weak manufacturing data came in and economic reports show slowing activity in China. Listen on NPR. Read on CNBC how Markets now fear US economy chilled by more than the weather. It was a historic day. Janet […]
Excellent post for the first day of the semester. http://www.chrisbrogan.com/my-goals-dont-care/
The Best Education Posts of 2013
Podcasting http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ 100 Top Learning Tools http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/ A page of Top 100 Lists http://dailytekk.com/tag/top-100/
I have many projects that I am working on and I am searching for ways to be more organized. In a pre-internet, pre-smart phone, pre-ipad time time in my life I had what I called my MAGIC PLANNER BOOK. It had everything in it: my address book, my to-dos, my goals, my notes, and a […]
Technology and the future of education, learning, knowledge and universities (futurist speaker Gerd Leonhard) from Futurist Gerd Leonhard
Today I showed my class this RSA Animate video on Changing Educational Paradigms. What a wonderful reaction to seeing innovation, not canned convention. We are on the cutting edge of an educational precipice. The old dynamics no longer work. A worthwhile use of time is to watch his Ted talk on How Schools Kill Creativity.
I am teaching myself wordpress and the result is this blog. My current frustration is adding social share buttons.