What If Your Child’s (Or Your) School Doesn’t Teach Coding?
A parent at a recent meeting I was attending lamented that her child’s school no longer taught coding. I was blessed that my high school offered classes in programming back in 1973. I wrote about that six years ago on this blog. Today, I’d like to offer some suggestions to that parent and to any […]
Three More Keys to Successful Learning: Taking a Class and Continuing to Learn.
A google search for how to take a class results in over 1.5 billion results. That’s a lot of advice, and to be fair, some is very specific, including how to take online high school classes.After my recent post about techniques for getting more from online courses, I found that some readers wanted to learn […]
Perform a Mail Merge with Word and Excel
Perform a Mail Merge with a List from Excel with Word Mail merge can be use to create multiple documents at once from various sources. The documents end up with having identical layout, formatting, text, and graphics. For personalization specific sections of each document varies with individual content. The documents Word can create with mail merge […]
A 5-step Learning Process to Encourage Learner Discovery
The other day, a friend and I were discussing a school where children were encouraged to discover new things on their own. He’d shown me an article describing the children learning to build or assemble some structure. It reminded me of an instructional process I’d learned almost forty-five years ago at Philmont Scout Ranch. I […]
“I Can’t Get Anyone to Use It”: A Corporate Training Tale
I took a business trip recently that I found especially useful, as you might hope for when flying across the country to attend a learning conference. While the sessions and formal discussions were great, it was the human interaction in between that I found the most compelling. Side note: With my off-conference time I believe […]