In Assessing Innovation Announcements, Discoveries, Research Papers, or Presidential Tweets One Should Apply the CRAAP Test

March 11, 2017 – Every day on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, two of the most popular crowdfunding sites, announcements of new innovative products get posted with requests for funding. ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Looks at Our World Over the Last Century

February 19, 2017 – Two days after getting back from Costa Rica, I received in my inbox the following reflections by Peter Diamandis covering the world from 1917 to the present. ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 4: Mindsets About the Future

November 30 ,2016 – In this final posting Peter Diamandis talks about the importance of mindset in education. What is mindset? It is about attitudes. Changing the way we do things ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 3: Exponential Technologies for Classrooms

November 29, 2016 – If you haven’t yet read Parts 1 and 2 of Peter Diamandis’ mindshare about how primary education needs to develop a new paradigm, please do so by ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 2: A New Curriculum

November 23, 2016 – In yesterday’s post I introduced Peter Diamandis’ ideas on guiding principles for future education as well as his pet peeves about the way young ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 1: The Issues and Guiding Principles

November 22, 2016 – Last week I received in my inbox from Peter Diamandis a longer than normal mind sharing about education now and in the future. I have divided into smaller ... Continue Reading →

Byproduct of 21st Century Technology – A Rising Class of Precarious Positioned People

August 7, 2016 – The word that describes these people is precariat and they have been referred to as “the dangerous class” by British economist Guy Standing, from ... Continue Reading →

21st Century Education Gets a Dose of Google Virtual Reality

July 7, 2016 – Google Expeditions is bringing virtual reality to classrooms. This Google initiative gives teachers the ability to conduct virtual trips to museums, and outer and ... Continue Reading →

Climate Compatible Development: Part 1 – Is There a User’s Guide to Help Develop Policy?

June 29, 2016 – If you are into climate change planning then I highly recommend whether you are in private industry or government that you visit the site Climate Planning. A product ... Continue Reading →

The Way We Learn Today is Just Wrong Says Peter Diamandis

June 19, 2016 – Learning in the 21st century – not the same as methods taught in school when I was a youngster. Learning happened in a single classroom with one teacher ... Continue Reading →