This Months Posts

VOCABULARY IN LIFE & IN TRAINING

March 6, 2019

When I entered grade school (grades one through eight) in South Dakota there was a large emphasis on vocabulary learning.  And, this focus continued during my high school years in Nebraska.  In fact, one of my high school teachers was proud to say that “the larger your vocabulary, the more advanced your thinking ability.” So several years ago, when I first encountered an article by E. D. Hirsch, Jr., “A Wealth of...

BLENDED LEARNING EVOLVES

March 4, 2019

The concept of Blended Learning has changed.  A very few years ago, Wikipedia had the following definition:  “Blended learning is a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through online delivery of content and instruction with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace.  While still attending a “brick-and-mortar” school structure, face-to-face classroom methods are combined with computer-mediated activities.” But, the term has been...