Education

Who is this guy, anyway?

As part of my online graduate course in Adult Learning Theory at the University of Denver, I’ve been asked to share a little bit of introductory information about who I am and what I know—the classic introductions portion of a college course.  (Click here to jump down to see that introduction) As I was preparing […]

September 21 is Peace One Day

September 21 is Peace One Day

NOTE: There are only five days left in Blog Salad’s LeapFrog Reading System Giveaway Contest! For full contest details, click here. For a bonus entry, tweet a link to today’s blog post or email this link to a friend! I’m off to a peace event hosted by my former employer and the only Education for […]

Blog Salad's LeapFrog Tag Reading System Giveaway Contest!

Blog Salad's LeapFrog Tag Reading System Giveaway Contest!

It’s Blog Salad’s first ever giveaway—and it’s a good one! That’s right, it’s the 2009 Toy Industry Association Educational Toy of the Year—the Leapfrog Tag Reading System 32 MB with 2 Books! This wonderous new-fangled contraption makes reading an interactive joy for your 4-8 year old.  The tag reader holds audio for up to 10 […]

$12B Community College Program: Closing the Gap or Shifting the Gap?

$12B Community College Program: Closing the Gap or Shifting the Gap?

If a new direct loan program cannot successfully supplant the private loan industry, will the gap between rich and poor actually close—or will it shift?

My mom and me as a small fry.

Mother's Day of Peace

NOTE: On days like this I think it’s best if men keep their mouths shut and defer to women who are infinitely wiser. Therefore, no funny stuff from me today—just a quiet reminder that Mother’s Day was founded upon a heartfelt request for world peace.  Here’s Julia Ward Howe’s original Mother’s Day proclamation.  Enjoy, and […]

Tech&Learning Magazine - April 2009 - "Five Ways to Use Phones in Class"

Tech&Learning Magazine – April 2009 – "Five Ways to Use Phones in Class"

Mr. Know-It-All #4 - Social Media in the Classroom

Mr. Know-It-All #4 – Social Media in the Classroom

Thanks to my success with Twittercize, I was asked to guest lecture for a graduate Internet Marketing Communication class at the University of Denver. For one week, the online students obliged my rambling, opinionated self. This series of blog posts excerpts some of my answers. Special thanks to a real marketing whiz, Lora Louise Broady, […]