technology & education

This is the moment when technology and education really are starting to converge. Is the overall market demand already driving system change and more specifically, as Seth encourages in the video, can parents really drive education reforms from within? This is short film showing some visionaries talking about the future of technology and education ... …

collective conscience

I think it's fascinating, social media's reflection of (and impact on) the collective conscience... Within minutes, Romney's answer to the question posed by voter Katherine Fenton had inspired not just a flurry of women-in-binders-related tweets but also the Twitter account Romney's Binder (@Romneys_Binder), which attracted over 12,300 followers by the debate's end and the Facebook page Binders …

forces driving the social sector

I caught this article by Ben Hecht, 5 Transformational Forces That Should Be Driving The Social Sector But Aren’t,  in Co.Exist by Fast Company.  On a side note, I am inspired by their formats, Co.Exist, Co.Design, and Co.Create. I recommend checking them out. In this article, I think the "(But Aren't)"  is out of touch with what is actually happening …

what is past is prologue

I like history. I read historical books just for pleasure but I won't say I am a historian or have any advanced knowledge beyond anyone else who has taken a history class or two. However, from my personal knowledge of history, I have been wondering if we are on the verge of a watershed moment. A critical …

Leading Change

I keep coming back to a handout that I was given at a meeting for work. I found a website with more detail, The 8 Step Process for Leading Change. This combined with Heifetz Leadership in a Crisis from Harvard Business Review inspires me with ideas for relationship management and social change especially for work in the …