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Cultivating a calling: what made you want to become a teacher and what keeps you motivated?

Started Mar 16, 2013 0 Replies

The discussion title is the assignment for the speakers at the Gates Foundation presentations like this one. …Continue

Advances in Digital Storage has Made Other Changes Possible

Started this discussion. Last reply by John S. Oliver Jul 22, 2011. 2 Replies

Consider this info graphic that presents the Evolution of Storagehttp://visual.ly/evolution-storage I recall when one floppy disk seemed like plenty…Continue

What are your reflections on this manifesto?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hazel Owen Jul 18, 2011. 1 Reply

I bumped into this summary of key concepts in the form of a manifesto http://schoolofeverything.com/about/manifesto It…Continue

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Why Is A Group Of Crows Called A “Murder”?

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Here is my article on leadership - what do you think?

Leaders Provide Guidance Here are my reflections on qualities of a great leader.A leader provides the following kinds of guidance to an organization.That organization can be a family, small group, class, church, school, company, club, etc.  Conceptual GuidanceMission statementVision statementCore valuesOther elements of strategic planning  Concrete GuidanceSMART goalsMilestonesPoliciesProceduresQuality standards  Personnel GuidanceSeek and hire staff (mostly volunteers in my case)Oversee…See More
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The Uncomfortable Effort of Thinking

How the brain works, how we learn, and why we sometimes make stupid mistakes. APPLY TO WORK WITH ME: http://ve42.co/JoinUs Submit ideas: http://ve42.co/GotId...
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New Classrooms presents Teach to One: Math

New Classrooms is a nonprofit organization that leverages classroom design, teacher talent, and technology to enable personalized learning for more than 7,00...
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John S. Oliver posted a blog post

Here is my article on leadership - what do you think?

Leaders Provide Guidance Here are my reflections on qualities of a great leader.A leader provides the following kinds of guidance to an organization.That organization can be a family, small group, class, church, school, company, club, etc.  Conceptual GuidanceMission statementVision statementCore valuesOther elements of strategic planning  Concrete GuidanceSMART goalsMilestonesPoliciesProceduresQuality standards  Personnel GuidanceSeek and hire staff (mostly volunteers in my case)Oversee…See More
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Supercharge Learning This School Year!

"I believe that education is vitally important in general. And it is especially important during the formative years of a child. Your child will be entering into a highly competitive job market that is even more global than it is today. Their…"
Feb 14
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Supercharge Learning This School Year!

Our personalized learning approach includes adaptive technology, immediate progress assessments, and expert tutoring. This unique combination of innovative t...
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A Very Finnish Education

Compared to their counterparts in the United States and beyond, Finnish students start school later in life, go home earlier each day, and do less homework. ...
Feb 11
John S. Oliver commented on Edward Flagg's blog post The Six Dimensions of Your Development
"Note that I posted these comments in the order from the bottom to the top.  What I really want is a white paper that goes just a little deeper into each of the items on this framework. More like a snap shot for dummies rather that a meaty…"
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Most AMAZING Spiders In The World!

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Please beta test this ebook for business owners

What follows began as a collection of a few links to online resources that might help some friends. Then as I did that I recalled more and more resources. This has become an initial draft of an ebook. For a very long time I have planned to make short videos of each such resources with keyword tags.There is more I will add to this soon. But at this interval I am requesting your assistance. I can use your comments, suggestions and questions. What do you like and dislike? How can it be improved?…See More
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Executive Director of innovative online educational nonprofit
What is your interest in ICT Enhanced Learning and Teaching?
I have been a leader of online education in my circles for years http://learningonlineministry.org/


I have begun to study ePortfolios.

Here is my online portfolio www.jsohub.org
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Here is my article on leadership - what do you think?

Posted on February 15, 2017 at 15:30 5 Comments

Leaders Provide Guidance

 

Here are my reflections on qualities of a great leader.

A leader provides the following kinds of guidance to an organization.

That organization can be a family, small group, class, church, school, company, club, etc.

 

 

Conceptual Guidance

Mission statement

Vision statement

Core values

Other elements of strategic planning

 

 

Concrete…

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Please beta test this ebook for business owners

Posted on December 20, 2016 at 9:23 1 Comment

What follows began as a collection of a few links to online resources that might help some friends. Then as I did that I recalled more and more resources. This has become an initial draft of an ebook. For a very long time I have planned to make short videos of each such resources with keyword tags.



There is more I…

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Resources for mothers during the holiday season - please forward

Posted on December 6, 2016 at 10:30 0 Comments

Based on my observations it seems that the role and responsibilities of a mother are very many. It seems that it is tough enough to be a mother during most of the year. But then during the holidays there are yet more tasks piled on for juggling and completing with a smile.

 

I genuinely care deeply about all mothers. That includes mothers of infants, toddlers, regular kids, teens and adult children as well as…

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Bud to Soil

Posted on November 20, 2016 at 17:30 3 Comments

Let us start considering an elegant cycle in nature.

 

The leaf is the main character with thousands of coequal costars.

 

Begin when the twig is bare in the winter.

Then in due time the bud of the leaf emerges.

The tiny bud grows slowly to full size during the spring.

 

This lone leaf is a key member interconnected parts of the whole tree.

A leaf is in some cases evergreen and some cases it changes with the seasons.

Both…

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At 13:59 on June 23, 2011, Hazel Owen said…

Welcome, John. It is great to have you join the community. Please make yourself at home, and jump into or start conversations, and feel free to share ideas, experiences, and resources.

 

I enjoyed having a look around your first site too - thanks for sharing the link - although I had problems with the second one not opening. I guess that's technology sometimes :-)

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