• A Very Special Father’s Day Gift
    March 23, 2015

    I love Father’s Day because it is a reminder of how much being a father has shaped my life. One of those defining moments happened about 20 years ago....


    Why did I have to dig this deep to find this story?  They beauty and raw authenticity of this post is unequal.  Here I find a family that I would love to have dinner with as a person.  Just a simple person who is curious.  Moreover I feel as though it might be possible that they would consider inviting me to dinner.  


    By 'dinner' I mean, 'here - I figured out a way to help out the world - would you like to join me?'  And the answer is of course, yes.  


    This brings me to the question of storytelling.  If in education- then how does a story elicit collaboration?  In technology for education- is it just for glitz and circumstance or can you share an authentic story with me about how your tech 'feels' like it can inspire learning. I find the latter explicitly missing.  How can a teacher understand how to be inspired to implement your tool if you cannot tell them how>?

    See on - Education, Technology and Storytelling

  • Digital Learning Day meets TEDxKids@ElCajon encouraging digital literacy…
    March 8, 2015


    Want to know how to encourage digital learning AND encourage kids to think about ideas worth spreading?  Check out what is happening at the Cajon Valley Union School District.  


    While others are debating the validity of using technology in the classroom - teachers at CVUSD are implementing real blended learning programs that are bridging the gap in literacy and, for the future workforce needs right in San Diego.  


    In an ever changing world the attitude of 'how can we?' rather than 'who should we' is the only avenue towards preparing kids to be global lifelong learners.  This is a great example of an innovative project providing that opportunity.

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  • ROI or RIP: The Lean Content Marketing Handbook for SMBs
    March 8, 2015

    Now more than ever, SMBs are in need of lean content marketing strategies. It's for this reason that we've put together this 85+ page ebook.


    I would encourage educators to read this handbook as well.  

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  • Out of the Box | Community Tool Box
    February 10, 2015

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    This is sooooo amazing!  I have been talking about building a platform just like this for a long time!  I am so glad to see that someone has done it!


    This would be a good subject for a TEDx Talk!

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Collaborative Technology

  • A Community Triad – In conclusion
    November 26, 2014
    I just wrote an entire brilliant post about connection and course discussions.  I hit publish and the virtual editors vetoed my post (a page came up stating “Do you want to to do this”
  • Breadcrumbs on the discussion trail: How to Guide.
    October 28, 2014
    I am not going to lie.  I am not posting on this particular subject matter as the sage on the stage.  I am doing it to compel myself toward deeper exploration of the subject matter.  I have an

Learning Theory


  • Audience State of Mind
    November 14, 2013
    See on – Education, Technology and Storytelling Improve the design and delivery of your next workshop by focusing on individual learning styles, as well as group dynamics.  
  • Leadership–Are you a storyteller or ‘story doer?”
    September 29, 2013
    See on – Just Story It Biz Storytelling Building Resilience, Enhancing Performance Karen Dietz‘s insight: Here is a terrific primer on leadership and storytelling that

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