• Learning Labels Collection 2021 (Android App)

    Updated the Learning Labels Collections app with a faster, more intuitive interface. Free to download and try from Google Play store. Introduced Learning Labels Collections as a way for learners and workers to manage their learning tasks (represented as learning labels) and monitor their skill achievements (represented as Skill Emblems). The concept is to put learners in control… Continue Reading

  • Peer Review of Learning Labels

    Number one request by learning practitioners is verifying the accuracy of a learning label. Introducing a new verification process: peer reviews . Team thought of this early in the conception of the technology and was suggested by the learning practitioners. Learn more in this less than three minute video.

  • Skills Label

    I am working on a new process (pat. pending) to create standardized displays for educational resources and experiences. Think about it: there is not a standardized process and display to attribute what has been learned from an educational resource. There is no way of comparing traditional learning types – books, classroom courses, with emerging learning… Continue Reading

  • Benefactors of Free Community College or Technical Training

    Providing universal access to higher education is a step in the right direction – whether or not the tab is picked up by federal and state governments. (Theoretically, non-profits, employers, and educational institutions could also chip in to make this happen.) President Obama recently proposed America’s College Promise where the government provides two years of… Continue Reading

  • Transition to a Digital Classroom

    The traditional education model is being disrupted by a new technology laden model. In the few books I have read on the future of education, every expert predicts this transformation – where technology delivers personalized and adaptive learning, levels educational gaps, and centers on reaching competencies. In Getting Smart, Tom Vander Ark summaries the advice… Continue Reading

  • Self-Guided Learning

    Self-guided learning is increasingly accessible to us – through online learning platforms, digital content, discussion forums, etc. Sometimes going back to college to learn a particular discipline or subject is avoidable. To illustrate this notion of self-guided learning, I discuss my experience learning about K-12 and higher education systems over the last couple of years.… Continue Reading