When people say, “I’m just not the creative type,” IDEO founder David Kelley refutes that assumption with the idea that if they stick with it long enough, their creativity will inevitably come through. Kelley talks about the idea of “guided mastery” — it’s a practice that parents and educators can use to help kids find […]
Mashable’s comprehensive list of online education sites is an incredible resource for educators. The list includes everything from online schools — both K12 and higher ed, to the behind-the-scenes learning management companies, to rich content sites like Khan Academy and OER Commons, to live tutor and collaborative learning sits like LiveMocha. It’s definitely worth bookmarking.
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