What’s the Goal?

Posted by on Nov 4, 2009

There exists a philosophy of technology that states we should be dedicating specific time in our school day to teach students finite skills of operating computing technology.  That in order to prepare our students properly for the world, we must teach them how to word process and how to operate Power Point and how to […]

What It’s All About

Posted by on Dec 10, 2008

Last month I had a compelling conversation with 21 educators in Moodle.  I’m still rather reeling from the whole discussion. I posed the question, “What is the goal of education?”  Much as I did in this post.  I received 21 profound, comprehensive, thought-provoking responses.  I, in turn, crafted my response to the question.  The following […]

The Ability Paradigm

Posted by on Nov 12, 2008

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a professional baseball pitcher more than anything in the world.  I’d go outside and throw a tennis ball against my front steps and play every ricochet as if it were a batted ball.  I’d write out a lineup of the Cubs vs. whomever they happened to […]