Daryl Anne Statkus

381 Flips | 6 Magazines | 52 Likes | 8 Following | 47 Followers | @DarylAnneSt5a87 | Seasoned educator of higher ed who embraces the concept of the "Agile Mindset" and transformational change in education.

The 3 stages of failure in work and life — and how to overcome them

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving success in any field. Anyone who masters their craft will face moments of doubt and somehow find the inner resolve to keep going.<p>If you want to build a …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Here's A Robot That Will Mow Your Lawn, Rake Your Leaves, And Shovel Your Snow

Do you enjoy doing yard work? If so, this article is not for you. However, if mowing the grass, raking the leaves and especially shoveling snow aren’t leisure-time activities you look forward to, relief is on the horizon. A robot named Kobi will do all of these things for you because yard work is …

Lawn Mowing

Resources

More about the ideas and principles behind liminal thinking.<p>Check out our book snippets, suitable for sharing!<p>Tools<p>Videos<p>Fun 3-minute introductory …

How to Think Like Shakespeare

Twenty-first-century students would benefit from 16th-century habits of mind.

#DigiLitSunday: Critical Thinking

Additional posts at Reflections on the TecheSo I had a week’s worth of thinking about this topic after Margaret Simon proposed it last week in a …

21 Books Every Woman Should Read In Her Lifetime

Some are hard-hitting, some are lighthearted, and all of them are definitely amazing.<p><i>Note: submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Winners and losers from the first night of the Democratic convention

A tumultuous first day of the Democratic National Convention is in the books. I watched, tweeted and, candidly, ate and drank. (I mean, it was a long day.)<p>My take on the best and worst of the night that was is below.<p>Winners<p>* <b>Michelle Obama</b>: An absolute home run. Period. It will be difficult for …

Middle-class

The art of Unlearning

A new paradigm of education and self-development<p>Durham, North Carolina, 1971. C.P. Ellis is one of the leaders of a local Ku Klux Klan group. The …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

The Grapes of Wrath: 10 surprising facts about John Steinbeck's novel

<b>John Steinbeck, who was born on February 27, 1902, was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1962. His 1939 book The Grapes of Wrath, published 75 years ago on April 14, has sold more than 14 million copies in the past 75 years. Here are 10 things about the novel that may surprise you.</b><p>The book …

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Bill Gates

Why tackling poverty is key to improving health

In recent years there has been growing global awareness of the interplay between rights and the development process and a generalised recognition of …

Competency-based bachelor's from Brandman could be glimpse of the future

Brandman University’s competency-based bachelor’s degree gives a glimpse of where the increasingly popular form of higher education might be …

Class in the Cloud

<i>Customized learning in the Digital Age.</i><p>GUEST COLUMN | by CV Raman<p><b>Teachers and students</b> today have a wide variety of devices and platforms at their …

5 lessons for launching your first competency-based degree

Can you innovate from within your existing institution? Purdue U decided it needed a different approach for its new competency-based institute<p>Abandon …

8 Reasons Why Experiential Learning Is The Future Of Learning

<b>Experiential Learning Is The Future Of Learning</b><p>More than a hundred years ago, Hermann Ebbinghaus formulated the learning curve, which describes the …

New standards seek to measure what students actually know

As students, employers, and policymakers continue to question whether earning a college degree really proves that graduates are ready for work, a new …

Higher Education

A Competency-Based Educational Shift Is Underway in Higher Ed

The Higher Education Act of 1965 is due for reauthorization this year, and direct assessment programs could be in the spotlight.<p>The law, which …

Lisa Ling: What I learned as an average student

It's widely known that Asian cultures put a high level of importance on intelligence. In many Asian families, parents expect their kids to perform well in school and eventually go on to university.<p>So what happens if you're a Chinese-American kid who struggles with academics? Well, that was me.<p>I …

The case for letting business solve social problems

Why do we turn to nonprofits, NGOs and governments to solve society's biggest problems? Michael Porter admits he's biased, as a business school …

Michael Porter

Making Business School Research More Relevant

In a landmark 2005 <i>Harvard Business Review</i> article, USC business professors Warren Bennis and James O’Toole argued that the skills imparted by most business schools were not relevant to students and their eventual employers. The authors blamed business schools’ scientifically rigorous research into …

Google Apps for Education

Coldwater Sign In<br>For me, Google Apps for Education is one of the most exciting things happening in the edtech world. It is changing and evolving …

3 Feelings We Need to Embrace More if We Want to Change the World

Shares 0<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>Patrick Sallee looks at where we need to improve ourselves if we</i> …