Employers plan to hire only 2.1 percent more new college graduates this year...– Things aren’t looking so good for the graduating class of 2013. Perhaps now is a better time than ever to consider avoiding “work,” finding your purpose, making glorious mistakes, and living the creative rather than the safe life. (via explore-blog)
In a way, the best education you can get is just talking with people who are...– Don’t Go Back to School (via explore-blog)
3 Steps to Becoming a Master Learner →
You can’t lead if you can’t learn. And not all adults learn that well. How to change that.
Training teaches how to carry out a specific task more efficiently and reliably....– What the philosophy of education teaches us about worrying less about money. (via explore-blog)
hithertokt: He’s baack. Sir Ken Robinson [TED Talks]: “How to escape education’s death valley” You know, central governments decide or state governments decide they know best and they’re going to tell you what to do. The trouble is that education doesn’t go on in the committee rooms of our legislative buildings. It happens in classrooms and schools, and the people who do it are the teachers...
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Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.– Anthony J. D’Angelo
My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like...– Richard Branson
How to Avoid Testing Burnout | Edutopia →
Assume that on any given day you can accomplish one big mission, three medium...– The 1-3-5 rule for more doable to-do lists. Pair with the psychology of what makes an effective to-do list. (via explore-blog)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.– Benjamin Franklin (via m-g-taboada)
Desire is the foundation of all learning and you can only climb up the ladder of...– How to acquire knowledge (via explore-blog)
14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide... →
“Desire is the foundation of all learning & you can only climb up the ladder of knowledge by desiring to learn.”
5 Tips For Hosting Online Class Discussions →
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High school, it seems, has changed. It has become competitive. Young men and...– Daniel Coffeen (via quotecatalog)
10 Skillshare Classes That You Don't Want To Miss... →
A round up of 10 related to design and development that you certainly don’t want to miss out on!
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Skillshare Founders Build the Website in One Day.
Higher education loans are meant to subsidize the cost of higher education, not...– Student Loan Rate Set to Rise, Despite Lack of Support - NYTimes.com (via infoneer-pulse)
5 Tips for Cold-Emailing Your Dream Employer →
How does a proactive job seeker get noticed? Check out these tips for cold-emailing your dream employer, written by Skillshare teacher Jess Adamiak. Enroll for her online class here: http://skl.sh/Y8RcEB
We teach and test things most students have no interest in and will never need,...
Skillshare Every Day →
Psssst…guess what? We’ve started a Skillshare, Every Day blog — candid shots of everyday office life. Come hang!
Skillshare Takes On the Education Gap →
What if anyone could go take to the Web to learn a job-getting new skill, at $20 a pop?
Don’t aim at success — the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you...– Viktor Frankl (via explore-blog)
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Bypassing College? Ideas On Learning Outside the... →
“Dale Stephens, founder of UnCollege, a movement that challenges the notion that “college is the only path to success,” has some advice for students who are willing to take the nontraditional route between school and work.”
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an...– Jiddu Krishnamurti (via all-oppression-is-connected)
The 7 Powerful Idea Shifts In Learning Today →
Libraries can also help raise questions. They can help learners see the...– “Why Libraries Are The Best Places To Learn,” Annie Murphy Paul’s interview of Ken Bain, author of What The Best College Students Do. (via kishizuka)
Test scores are a rough proxy for learning. Tests imperfectly examine selected...– Principal: ‘I was naïve about Common Core’ (via gjmueller)