An invitation to understand yourself & others waaaayyy better

What if I told you I had the secret sauce to building your personal & professional resilience? To simplifying communication & conflict resolution? To understanding yourself & others waaayyyy better so you can create better connections? We’re connected & disconnected all at the same time Because never in human history have we been so connected. […]

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What do we call non-academic skills

    More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics. But no one agrees on what to call that “stuff”, says a great article from NPR. What do we call non-academic skills?  You know, the ones we all intuitively know are critical but are hard to nail […]

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Using ICTs to enhance teaching & learning

  You may recall that I was the instruction designer for & taught one of the modules of a recent MOOC (massive open online course) on using ICTs to enhance teaching & learning. Spiffy new news – you can get the whole course right here.  Simply click on the links to download the pdfs.  Enjoy! Course […]

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Hidden gems in Google Maps- learn how to scroll through time

Steve Dotto is a tech guru who regularly films easy to understand videos.  I stumbled across his video on hidden gems in Google Maps, like this one… 1. Go to a place where you think Google has mapped by street view (hint: not in Kenya).  I clicked on London & bingo. 2. Click on street […]

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90-year-old Priscilla Sitienei is the oldest primary student in the world

  Check out the following post from Mighty Girl.  To have such a strong, unquenchable thirst for learning is powerful & inspiring.  Check out Priscilla Sitienei, who goes to primary school with her great-great-grandchildren. At Leaders Vision Preparatory School in Ndalat, Kenya, one student stands out from the rest — 90-year-old Priscilla Sitienei! The nonagenarian, who […]

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Register now for March 9th launch- learn how to enrich your teaching & learning using ICTs for free

Interested in exploring ICTs (Information Communication Technologies)? Overwhelmed at the number of tools available & not sure where to start? Think ICTs consist only of people watching cat videos on Facebook? Check out this brand new, free, online course ~Using ICTs to enrich teaching and learning~ offered by the African Virtual University and the Commonwealth […]

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Registration is now open- learn how to enrich your teaching & learning using ICTs for free

Interested in exploring ICTs (Information Communication Technologies)? Overwhelmed at the number of tools available & not sure where to start? Think ICTs consist only of people watching cat videos on Facebook? Check out this brand new, free, online course ~Using ICTs to enrich teaching and learning~ offered by the African Virtual University and the Commonwealth […]

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Hey, get with the program. Learn how to use ICTs to teach & learn.

I’m working with a great team to design a free MOOC (massive open online course) called ‘Using ICTs to enrich teaching and learning.’ It’s designed to guide your learning in an interactive, applied manner to answer 3 questions: What are ICTs (module 1), Why use ICTs in teaching and learning (module 2) and How to […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: Resources related to the Learning & Development Checklist for the Birds

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on networking.  Missed the newsletter?  Check it out. (Not on my monthly e-newsletter mailing list? Whatsamatter you?  Sign up for free here.) Last week I posted the article from my newsletter that I wrote based on Munir Virani’s talk about raptors.  He knows a think or two about learning & […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: A Learning & Development Checklist for the Birds

 This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on networking.  Missed the newsletter?  Check it out. (Not on my monthly e-newsletter mailing list? Whatsamatter you?  Sign up for free here.) Munir Virani is a quiet, humble kind of guy whose eyes twinkle as he adroitly draws you into his passion, which is raptors.  I contacted him recently out […]

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