ICTs for you from my eLearning Africa workshop – 3 rules & 3×3 tools

  ‘Are you on the beach?’ my partner asked me. ‘I don’t know,’ I replied, ‘it’s dark & I can’t see.’   I was newly landed in Mauritius, a tiny speck of an island off the east coast of Africa. The evening opening reception for the eLearning Africa 2017 conference was kicking off, where I’d […]

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Intercultural communication- When up is down & down is up

Have you ever been in a situation where up seemed down & vice versa, where the ‘rules’ didn’t seem to apply? As I was waiting to upgrade my mobile phone chip recently I looked down at the ticket stub the agent had given me to indicate where I was in the queue – number 098. […]

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Conflict resolution scripts designed to reduce overwhelm & amp up your ease

To throw, catch & keep in the air, several things simultaneously. Recognize what word that’s a definition for?  Do you recognize yourself in it?  I hope so because you’re probably a master at doing it. That’s the definition of juggling. Overwhelm with a capital O Juggling all you need to do for your work, your […]

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Understanding differences – 5 simple words that can lead to conflict resolution

I leap out of my seat involuntarily while clamping my teeth together only slightly less hard than I’m pressing my lips together because I’m afraid what I’ll say if I open my mouth. My throat feels like it’s narrower than a pin though, so I’m not sure I could speak.  My breathing is shallow & fast.  […]

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Resources to help you get organized in the Google era

The latest Rock.Paper.Scissors Inc. e-newsletter reviewed Douglas Merrill’s funky book ‘Getting Organized in the Google Era’.   Here are some resources to help you stay on top instead of feeling smothered under by things to do. Check out Douglas Merrill’s book here– it’s an easy, informative, entertaining read. Want more tips on how to stay calm […]

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2010

Since 2007 Jane Hart, of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, has been putting together an annual list of top learning tools.  The completed 2010 list is at the end of this post and the emerging 2011 list is here. I tried out a couple that were new to me; Glogster, for making posters […]

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