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Informal Learning – Keep it Short!

A friend and I were talking and he said whenever he asks a question, his daughter sends him several articles.  He doesn’t want articles, he just wants an answer. How many of us today have time to read lengthy articles? … Continue reading

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Virtual Conferences – Wow!

I attended a 2-day virtual conference this week. Yes, a conference that was totally online. “What do you mean a conference?”  There was a lobby, an auditorium with keynotes, an exhibit area, even a lounge.  (I would have loved some … Continue reading

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Day 13 – One pound of matza per person

Little did I realize that sometimes other adventures get in the way of transition. I realized with all the change going on in my life, I needed some things to remain the same.  Over the past couple of weeks, that … Continue reading

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Today is Day One

I was laid off yesterday.  Higher ed isn’t immune to changes, especially when a new boss comes in and wants to bring in his own people.  But I’m using this as a learning experience for me and about me.  It’s … Continue reading

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Make a Mistake!

Learning is all about … perfection, doing it right, not having anything go wrong … right? In today’s society it seems we don’t give ourselves permission to learn, to try, and to fail. Some great advances have come from failure, … Continue reading

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Refractive Learning

There are two types of optical telescopes: reflecting and refracting. According to wikipedia, a refracting telescope is a type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image. The refracting telescope design was originally used … Continue reading

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Reflective Learning

The tragic events in Tuscon caused me to rethink this week’s blog. What have we as a country been doing since then? Self-examining and reflection: why did this happen? Was it the atmosphere? Should we track mentally unstable people better? … Continue reading

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