Friday, April 8, 2011

Some People to Follow on Twitter for Innovation in Education.


Western Governors University

Stop saying what can't be done. Other people are or will do it. This is a non profit online institution created by Governor's of 13 Western States.

Harvard Innovations in Education Blog

Try to keep up if you dare. Harvard Innovations Blog.


I must publicly thank my partner in innovative educational crime. Monique Wilson and I share resources on a regular basis. We share everything we find. We are crowdsourcing and welcome you to collaborate with us as we combine information technology and education.

Disrupting College

Dr. Clayton Christensen again on what higher education will and my face. This is his report: Disrupting College.

Gaming in School

This school is up and running in New York. It embraces gaming in its curriculum and one of its backers is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Quest 2 Learn.

Leader in Virtual Education

Some people are actually doing what Dr. Clayton Christensen suggests: Disrpting!

Check out the virtual educational offerings from Connections Learning.

A Tuition Free Online High School

Stop saying what isn't possible and start creating the impossible. Check out this online public high school.

Online Learning

Article in the New York Times takes a closer look at online education.

21 Things that will be obsolete in Education

Planning for the future in education? This list provides substantive food for thought.

21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020

Creativity and Education

Here is the link to Sir Ken Robinson's visualized talk about the future of creativity and education.


In case you wish to revisit, Princeton drop-out, Seth Priebatasch's Ted talk on Game Design.

Horizon Report 2011

Trends in Education.

Here's the report Horizon Report and a visual summary of the findings.

Mavericks at Work

LaBarre & Taylor share some obvious yet ignored advice. What resonates with you? Which companies are worth emulating and why. Talk about how you can apply the Maverick concept to your present employer and/or future aspirations.


Jeff Howe takes a stand for collective intelligence, that's just a fancy word for diversity. The term Crowdsourcing, the name of his book, literally means benefiting from wisdom from multiple sources. This brings amateurs and professionals together to solve problems. What a concept!


In the book Drive, Author Daniel Pink talks about how the old system of rewards and punishment is antiquated and must be replaced. He suggests individuals and institutions focus on Autonomy, Purpose and Mastery. Here is addresses the audience at

Media and Organizational Communication

Hello One and All:

I don't use this blog often but this is an opportune time to do so. I teach a graduate class called Media and Organizational Communication and instead of creating a Google Sites, I decided to just use the tools in my hand. So the next posts will be for my students, but feel free to benefit from the resources.