Learning is Change Blog

62: Aging Compounds Change #LifeWideLearning16

62: Aging Compounds Change #LifeWideLearning16

62. How do you deal with aging? #LifeWideLearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) March 2, 2016 I’d like to think that every year I have been alive has been better than the last. While that is not strictly true, it is a wonderful piece of fiction that I tell myself...

60: Paper is not the enemy. #LifeWideLearning16

60: Paper is not the enemy. #LifeWideLearning16

60. How does the way you prefer to learn influence how you design learning for others? #LifeWideLearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) March 1, 2016 I struggle a lot with the use of paper. It isn’t an environmental thing for me, although I do very much care that we aren’t...

61: The Most I Can Hope for My Students #LifeWideLearning16

61: The Most I Can Hope for My Students #LifeWideLearning16

61. What challenges do you hope all students face? #LifeWideLearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) March 2, 2016 I don’t have a master plan for students. I don’t know what will make them ready for career, let alone college. I don’t know exactly which classes will inspire them to become entrepreneurs or civil...

59: The Bad Apps #LifeWideLearning16

59: The Bad Apps #LifeWideLearning16

59. What makes a bad app in education? #lifewidelearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 28, 2016 I am an app hoarder. Even before the App Store launched in 2008, I was jailbreaking my iPod Touch and finding apps to put on it. As it became easier to do, I would...

57: Planning and Promises #LifeWideLearning16

57: Planning and Promises #LifeWideLearning16

57. What are the benefits of not having a plan? #LifeWideLearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 27, 2016 I’m often aware that that I need far less planning than others need in order to move forward. In general, I do not need task lists or long-term timelines. Rather, I rely...

56: Lectures are about control, but that isn’t always bad. #LifeWideLearning16

56: Lectures are about control, but that isn’t always bad. #LifeWideLearning16

56. When is lecture good? #LifeWideLearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 25, 2016 Lectures are about control: Control of the narrative. Control of the cannon. Control of the information to be disseminated. Control of the time it takes to listen and (maybe) understand. Control of the pace and format for...

The Case for NOT blocking Proxy Server Google Chrome Extensions in Schools

The Case for NOT blocking Proxy Server Google Chrome Extensions in Schools

I am heavily in favor of not blocking extensions within the Chrome Webstore that support Proxy servers or VPN access. I have made my case for less technological filtering and more use of educators as filters (and digital citizenship supporters) by laying out solutions for Youtube filtering here. Additionally, I would like...

55: My Children and 1984 #LifeWideLearning16

55: My Children and 1984 #LifeWideLearning16

55. If you had to choose one book for your kids’ teachers to teach, what would it be and in what grade? #LifeWideLearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 24, 2016 If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever. -George...

54: This Time vs. First Time #LifeWideLearning16

54: This Time vs. First Time #LifeWideLearning16

54. What is an opinion you’ve changed since becoming an educator? #LifeWideLearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 23, 2016 Life experience is very easy to write off when you don’t have any. It seems inconsequential and more of a burden than a blessing as you find yourself in your...

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