• Thread A Skill Set Throughout Your Life

    As I learn more about the transition from secondary to higher education, I think about possible utility in introducing a Skills-Based Approach in primary and secondary education.  Previously I took for granted that it should be introduced in high school and used throughout a career. However, I think there are benefits with thinking in skill… Continue Reading

  • Story of a Woodworker

    There are advantages in a liberal arts degree, which is intended to expose students to array of different subjects and disciplines while they are still figuring out what they want to want to do with their career. If you have been following my blogs, you might catch on one of my common themes: college students… Continue Reading

  • Start Building Skills

    The cost of a college education is making aspiring professionals rethink whether a degree is a requirement for success. There are other options such as certifications, online courses(MOOCs), non-traditional degrees, apprenticeships, and online badges. Professionals who pursue a degree should consider how each course builds transferable or technical skills needed to reach career objectives – every course should… Continue Reading