Lifelong Learning

Ed Policy

Career Education: Even College Grads Should be Employable

Parents with boomerang kids in the basement have learned that even college graduates should possess skills and dispositions that make them employable. Young people need access to postsecondary learning and work experiences that will help them develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions for employability.

EdTech

Pathbrite Provides E-Portfolios For All Learners

Even though e-portfolios are a natural fit for higher ed, the idea and the tools are quickly trickling down to high school age and even younger because they are great for goal setting as well as recognizing and recording the competencies students need to work towards.

EdTech

What Could lynda.com Do For Your School?

Lynda Weinman, co-founder of popular video learning site lynda.com, will deliver the breakfast keynote on April 17 at the ASU/GVS Education Innovation Summit. We asked her how their videos could help schools, what lessons they have learned, and where they’re headed.

EdTech

Review: Make Just One Change

In many classrooms today, students are asked to take in knowledge and information and answer assessment questions on it later. This is normal practice. Yet, how often - early on - do we ask students to formulate their own questions to target the how and why of subjects in the classroom? While teaching how to ask questions appears to be an obvious learning technique, it's one that could use more attention.