Moonshots, anyone?

Astro Teller (Captain of Moonshots, Google X) was interviewed in this BBC news article. He said, “Being afraid to fail is almost a guarantee of the glass ceiling of what can be achieved.” So what is a moonshot? It is about solving problems to make the situation ten times better in ten years. Astro Teller and his […]

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Learning from Bad Leaders

We delight in great leaders. But it is in the crucible of extreme challenge under bad leaders that we can learn the once-in-a-lifetime lessons. Learning is usually more effective under great leaders. I don’t need a bad one to learn. Especially if I have already learned a particular lesson in the past. But in work, as in life, adversity […]

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Digital Ocean

Imagine. Imagine the future of learning, as we move from “a digital desert to a digital ocean”. What can Australia’s national broadband network do to enable this future? Imagine individualised learning delivery adapted to a student’s learning style. What about continual ‘invisible’ assessments, instead of point-in-time paper-based tests? And what can be achieved when student interactions […]

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