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Even just 1% improvement fuels performance.

Repost| This Coach Improved Every Tiny Thing by 1 Percent and Here’s What Happened This article is an excerpt from Atomic Habits, James Clear’s New York Times bestselling book. Original article here The fate of British Cycling changed one day in 2003. The organization, which was the governing body for professional cycling in Great Britain, […]

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The Munger Operating System: How to Live a Life That Really Works

In a famous speech in the 1990s, Charlie Munger summed up the approach to practical wisdom through understanding mental models by saying: “Well, the first rule is that you can’t really know anything if you just remember isolated facts and try and bang ’em back. If the facts don’t hang together on a latticework of theory, you don’t have them in a usable form. You’ve got to have models in your head. And you’ve got to array your experience both vicarious and direct on this latticework of models. You may have noticed students who just try to remember and pound back what is remembered. Well, they fail in school and in life. You’ve got to hang experience on a latticework of models in your head.”

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Creativity, Future of Work, innovative education, Innovative stimulus, Lead, Learn, Looking for insights, People Management, unconference, Work Futures

Maria Giudice on changemakers…

A great speech on changemakers here by Maria Giudice. People who can solve problems based on evolving circumstances. Changemakers. People who can see the patterns around them. Identify the problems in any situation. Figure out ways to solve the problems. Organise fluid teams. Lead collective action. Continually adapt as situations change. Designers are change makers. […]

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The importance of reflection

Tina Blythe is the Project Director for Project Zero’s online learning collaboration with the Independent Schools of Victoria. She is part of Project Zero’s online learning development team, developing, facilitating, and assessing Project Zero online professional development courses. She is also the Education Chair of Project Zero’s summer institute, “The Project Zero Classroom,” and Lecturer […]

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REPOST | Ten Top Ways Learners Hack Learning According to edX

By IBL News – August 7, 2019 IBL News | New York As instructional designers, do we really engineer massive courses with the users’ interests in mind? An edX instructional team took to social media to ask learners how we can make the most of their learning and studying experience. Responses suggested ten learning hacks:1. […]

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The new landscape for learning + people

At the end of the day we’re all using the same technology, we’re all playing in the same market, utilising the same media and the same marketing systems. Product and people are our competitive advantage and we need to focus on building and maintaining a people culture of growth mindsets that helps people progress their careers in alignment with the growth of our business.

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what does innovation mean in education?

Next Generation Learning [Next Generation Learning, Bill & Melinda Gates Learning Foundation]. In many high schools and colleges, instructional methods fail to engage students or help them understand core concepts, retain learned material, or apply their learning to real-life situations. Learning models are often inflexible and do not account for students’ diverse learning needs. Organizational […]

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Creativity is as important as literacy

Where’s the innovation in our education system? I had a question posed by one of my readers yesterday about innovation in education. She contends that our public schools have become “test factories powered by child labour where there is only one correct answer for each question”. Many parents I know have expressed frustration at our […]

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