Editor’s note: Some useful links on the work of Maria Montessori plus some animations explaining the Montessori approach to learning and schooling.
Editor’s note: There are two reasons to keep an eye on the higher education sector. One, its use of technology is fascinating and will have a big impact on next generation employees. Employers can learn a lot here. Two, the content is being distributed in a way that means employees can access high-quality content at any time and at low or zero cost. So how will that fit in with your learning programmes?
Editor’s note: The Pinterest for learning, which enables users to curate and share boards, has launched an iphone and ipad apps.
Editor’s note: The evolution of workplace learning and development is progressing so fast we need to look at new governance models – maybe an un-training non-governance model?
Editor’s note: This seven-minute video has maths and doodling as its focus but it covers so much more – from joining dots to lines to looking at how we learn.
Editor’s note: A look at the wise words from Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman on the power of networks and why we need to think in terms of networks to fully exploit their huge potential.
Editor’s note: Insights into how the brain changes when young adults hit their early 20s.
Editor’s note: A look at the concept of democratic workplaces and of employees as citizens. So, what would this mean for learning and development?
Editor’s note: Where does civility fit in to learning? Well there’s listening, accepting we do not have all the answers and accepting there are multiple perspectives for starters . . .
Editor’s note: A look at Apple’s training manual for understanding customers and making them happy.
Editor’s note: Analysts Bersin & Associates have produced a report on high impact learning organisations based a new ‘maturity’ model they have launched for their clients. This piece looks at some of the learning trends that come out of the report.
Sherrie Anderson has created this timeline on instructional design. Click on the moments or people…
Editor’s note: Heart-warming and potentially time-less approach to following your dreams. Worth remembering that dreams can come true and that we can achieve our professional aspirations.
Editor’s note: This list may seem counter-intuitive but it is worth a read. The likes of Tony Robbins and Craig Newmark – founder of Craiglist – share their tips on the best way to start the working day. Hint: it does not include reading email.
Editor’s note: ‘You are in the process of change in order to add new dimensions of performance: to do what you do better, or do radically new things.’ Now is the time for organisations, and learning professionals, to embrace social media technologies to help support performance and deliver that change.