October 3, 2009
Making Education Dangerous, Pt. 1
One approach to making education dangerous is to borrow from complexity principles, and begin with humility regarding the path towards […]
October 3, 2009
Making Education Dangerous, Pt. 2.
The U.S. education system is broken. The data are clear, and those with means continue to flee the system – […]
October 1, 2009
Education Needs to be Dangerous
Atop the ancient fortress at Dun Aengus, the Bride and I were nearly alone. (Travel tip: When visiting the Aran […]
September 26, 2009
Context is Changed - Rock of Cashel
I’ve been titling the last few posts in terms of how context can shift over time. This is not intended […]
September 25, 2009
Context is Lost - Newgrange
Raise a glass, when you get a chance, to T.B. Naylor, who, one day in 1891, found himself or herself […]
September 24, 2009
Context is Layered - Making Sense at Knowth/Cnogbha
When you visit Knowth, you stand amidst “passage tombs,” most likely built over 6,000 years ago. Surrounded by massive kerbstones […]
September 22, 2009
Are Chefs Knowledge Workers?
My son-in-law recently directed me to a resource that spoke highly of “manual labor,” as a gentle admonition to me. […]
September 21, 2009
My Daughter is Not a Knowledge Worker
“I could never do your job, Dad. When I leave work, I actually clock out. Ca-chunk, and I can go […]
September 20, 2009
Introduction and How’r'ye?
Well, greetings! Adding a bit to the cheeky bio above: My professional biography includes eight years in the U.S. Air […]