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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Is it the end of knowing? Here’s 13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

While listening to a recent TED talk via NPR on Unstoppable Learning (do yourself a favour & listen, it’s terrific) Sugatra Mitra talks about how we may be heading into the age of not needing to ‘know’ things.  He recommends we use what he calls S.O.L.E.’s (self-organized learning environments) to surf & learn. It’s got […]


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