Tim Ferriss and Seth Godin talk education

Okay – and many other things. But still, I admire Seth’s perspective on education so much that I thought I’d share this great podcast episode with you. (Also, I recently started a podcast about secrets.) Seth argues that we should focus on teaching young people two essential things in school: leadership and problem solving. Godin’s point… Continue reading Tim Ferriss and Seth Godin talk education

Education & School · Organizational Change & Development

Self-Organized Learning: What it means and how it can work

Organizations that embrace chaos and self-direction – at least in select ways – have found success in adapting to a fast-changing world. Schools and businesses alike can find value in thoughtfully decreasing rigidity and increasing chaos by letting their customers, students, staff or teachers self-organize certain aspects of their work and learning.

Education & School · Organizational Change & Development

A Manifesto for Environmental Education

We are witnessing the great lumping – the coming together of not just ideas, but entire social movements worth of vision and direction. It is going to open up to us great resources and potential to advance environmental education. Here are two solid sources to back up this claim and I would recommend them as required reading for environmental educators: