Should I Stay Or Should I Go (3:00 E.R.T.)

Today I have been knee deep in survey data. The survey was for students who are using our new Innovative Learning Labs.  I'm about 75% through analyzing the data for one of the two rooms, it would have been much quicker, but less rich, without qualitative data.  So perhaps its just coincidental that I came … Continue reading Should I Stay Or Should I Go (3:00 E.R.T.)

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (2:46 E.R.T.)

So in depressing news, we've passed a threshold of 400 parts per million of carbon in the atmosphere.  What we as a species do with that information, and how we act from here on out is probably more important.  But for those more scientifically minded, the question is not if, but when and how bad.  Will … Continue reading It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (2:46 E.R.T.)

Space Oddity – “Here am I floating by my tin can” (2:11 E.R.T.)

So as I've said when I'm helping people redesign a class, I ask them to think 5 years in the future.  Well, Elon Musk is thinking five years into the future and it involves being on Mars.  This is his shorter 4 minute video on Space X getting to Mars rather than his longer press … Continue reading Space Oddity – “Here am I floating by my tin can” (2:11 E.R.T.)

The Future’s So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades) (3:33 E.R.T.)

We all want tips to work smarter not harder, right?  Well this essay offers four.  I will say that I have used the pomodoro technique for several years and recommend it.  Its amazing what 25 minutes of focus can do, with that 5 minutes on Facebook at the end (or whatever 5 minute distraction you … Continue reading The Future’s So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades) (3:33 E.R.T.)