I guess I am currently sensitive to the ‘homework” issue. I wanted to share with you a post by Scott McLeod, Homework Authoritarianism and Student Choice. I was particularly struck by the section regarding college vs high school work expectations. Show More Summary
Amna Shirazi, Esq. & Cecily McLeod, Esq. Cordially invite you to a reception in honor of State Representative Scott Holcomb Wednesday, September 19, 2012 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Eclipse di Luna 764 Miami Circle Atlanta, GA 30324 Suggested Contribution Levels $500-Sponsor [...]
Today is Leadership Day 2012 – and the 6th anniversary of Scott McLeod’s blog Dangerously Irrelevant. Scott’s blog was one of the first that I started to connect with not long after I started my blogging journey. For those of … Continue reading ?
By Scott McLeod: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcleod/6684760745/ At the end of the month I'll be giving a talk at the State of Now 140 conference. It will be a 10 minute talk loosely based on this blog post. I'll be exploring the nature and value of teachers sharing online and the power of transparent, open learning. [...]
Victims Kaysi Dawn McLeod [8/23/2003] LeAnn Christina Emry [1/28/2003] Jennifer Lynn Marcum [2/17/2003] Terry Kimball [9/1/2004] Possible Victims Peggy Hettrick Tom Wales Free To Kill (GREAT site – has a lot of information) Crime Library: Serial Killer Scott Lee Kimball Murderpedia: Scott Lee Kimball FBI Informant Charged With Four Murders Bones found near Vail could [...]
Is leadership a matter of seeing eye to eye or wrestling people to the ground through sheer force? Source: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-QZ_AYs-FYpw/S3Dovva3e3I/AAAAAAAAAbk/G_ZXCJJ1_Os/s621/bullwrestling.jpg Dr. Scott McLeod (Dangerously...Show More Summary
Almost a month ago edtech administration guru Scott McLeod posted a request (How would you revise principal preparation?) for ideas about rethinking university graduate programs for school administrators. The comments continue to come in. At the point that I was directed to his post, there were already a number of thoughtful and comprehensive ideas, so [...]
I'm back in the UK after my frist trip to the US for the Mobility Shifts conference in New York. This was made possible by Scott McLeod, Director of CASTLE and owner of Dangerously Irrelevant. Thanks Scott, it was fantastic! 5 key trends for the future of education In this, my last post here about [...]
Can educators really claim to be relevant to life outside of schools while simultaneously ignoring the technological transformations that surround them?
Rapportive in action In a fascinating blog entry in which Dr. Scott McLeod introduces Rapportive (which is neat, and gave me the same buzz as Boomerang but for different reasons), Scott makes the argument that "Invisible = Irrelevant." He points out the following: In a world that’s hyperconnected and hypernetworked, these people are off the grid. Show More Summary
Now that we are back to our regular blog programming… I am very excited to announce that a new book, What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media, edited by Scott McLeod & Chris Lehmannis now available for … Continue reading ?
I had the privilege of hearing Scott McLeod speak at our CORE Breakfast yesterday morning here in Christchurch. Scott provided a provocative and informative session, sharing his perspectives on how educators worldwide are struggling to adapt to the digital, global era in which we live. As co-creator of the wildly popular video series, “Did You Know? (Shift [...]
In the past couple of days Scott McLeod has been posting links to some very interesting news items related to the economy, education, jobs, and workforce skill sets. Changing Skill Sets is Tough Traditional Unemployment Measures Can’t Make Workers’ Skills Relevant Again Corporate Workforce Restructuring is Common After Recessions The gist of this is that [...]
Scott McLeod has announced that the book edited by both he and Chris Lehmann has been submitted to the publisher. Yay! As a contributing co-author of one of the chapters in the book, I am so very happy to hear this news. From the beginning I felt very honored to have been asked to co-author [...]
Image Source: http://www.ardmore-hotel.com/Upload/christmasparty.jpg Over the years, Dr. Scott McLeod and others (Justin Bathon) have had fun laughing it up in regards to holiday celebrations. Is that Christmas eCard really appropriate...Show More Summary
Dr. Scott McLeod, in responding to Joe Bower about Passivity among students and educators, writes the following: We need more 'active learners' at all levels of our education system. What percentage of your students – and educators –...Show More Summary
Photo: Scott McLeod A new study from the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that much of the reason that Americans are over weight is due to sleep deprivation. A lack of enough sleep causes the body to hold onto fat in a biological effort to slow us down....Read the full story on TreeHugger
From Michigan, some frightening news. Sounds like yet another fan of Glenn Beck! Richard Scott McLeod of Brighton was arrested Monday in Webberville on weapons charges and is under suspicion for potential threats against President Barack Obama. On the outside of the 48-year-old's vehicle were bumper stickers quoting Adolf Hitler. Show More Summary
Source: http://www.greenbiz.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/wide_large/100603-goleman-w.jpg If you take a moment to read Dr. Scott McLeod's (Dangerously Irrelevant) "I misunderstood the technology" and Doug Johnson (Blue Skunk Blog), you may give up blogging altogether, if you even bothered to start. Show More Summary
First I'd like to say thanks to Scott McLeod for the opportunity to write a post for Dangerously Irrelevant. The topic of student collaboration is one that has been bouncing around in my head for quite some time. I want to disclaim at the forefront that I want this to be a conversation. I [...]Show More Summary