Teaching At Scale

Teaching At Scale

In the old days (last year), teaching was a noble thing. Still respected by a large swath of society, and expected by university students, a lecture to crowd of bleary eyed 19 yr olds with laptop computers in front of them was a valid way to make a living and still a...
He Said Paradigm!

He Said Paradigm!

It’s not for nothing that The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is in every university bookstore. “Paradigm shift” was the “outside of the box” of its time and will still be with us when the “outside of the box”...
Can the Government Do This?

Can the Government Do This?

I know you are hoping for an anti-government screed about intrusion, listening posts, black helicopters, and Amazon listening devices connected to NSA data banks, but, no this is a different question. Can the government make decent videos about what different careers...
The List – What We Do at Worldly

The List – What We Do at Worldly

It got to me this morning – strong coffee, sunshine, and a cool breeze finally relaxed my mind enough to get all the ideas that have been swimming around the slosh of jelly in my head down in one place. So, here goes nothing. The Features and Services of Worldly...
Can I Learn Online?

Can I Learn Online?

In the spring of 2020, almost every school and university in the United States (and many around the world) resorted to online learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It was new territory for many kids – especially grade-school students – who had never...
Free Online News Material – Is it For You?

Free Online News Material – Is it For You?

When scouring the web for student resources, I was reminded that the NY Times has a huge section for students – meant to be used by teachers – to create assignments. Free online news material is everywhere. Not all of it is good. News and information that...
Fall? What Fall?

Fall? What Fall?

Not much is known about what school systems are planning for the fall of 2020. One thing is for sure – school in the fall won’t be like anything we’ve seen before. A few ideas are milling about, chatting with each other, each surprised at the lack of...
The First “Newsletter” I Ever Paid For

The First “Newsletter” I Ever Paid For

Ok, I’ve been around the block a few times, not my first rodeo, etc. etc. If you, or someone, would track my movements and activities during a typical day, week, or month, they’d find I am reading almost any time I am not in the shower. I read almost...