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(Community 101 Series)- Understanding the Conversations by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Without a doubt some of my best personal learning lately has been done in the company of two Australians: Sofia Pardo  and Richard Olsen of ideasLab in Melbourne. O ... Read on »
Disconnect: Common Core, Content, and Context by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Cross posted from Conversations from the Edge Series Conversations from the Edge is a series of raw, honest and candid dialogues about education’s shifting learnin ... Read on »
Voices from the Learning Revolution by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a cross post from the PLP blog. I am very proud to announce a new initiative at Powerful Learning Practice: Voices from the Learning Revolution At PLP one of ... Read on »
Community 101 Series: Purpose and Gathering Strategies by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin One thing we can count on in th ... Read on »
Finding your most heroic self: Leaving a legacy by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Have you ever woke up and had something burning inside you that you know you are suppose to write or develop and yet you just do not have your mind around it yet? That’ ... Read on »
Educon: Diversifying Your Rolodex by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Panel Speakers for the session included: (left to right) Karl Fisch, Lyn Hilt, Will Richardson, Alec Couros, Pam Moran, and Kathy Cassidy (not pictured) I recentl ... Read on »
Regurgitation Education by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy John Merrow wrote on 20. Jan, 2011 at 12:04 am (in a comment to his own post here ): We have to move beyond ‘regurgitation education.’ Our kids don’t live in that ... Read on »
First Take Away as a TEDster by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I got invited to TEDWomen in DC and I have been waiting to write about the experience until I could do so objectively. It’s funny. I had someone tell me a few weeks ago ... Read on »
Letter to the PLP Staff (Community Building 101 Series) by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Dear Staff, I have been thinking of you today. Thinking about your various roles within Powerful Learning Practice. Thinking about how I can help you (us) be more pas ... Read on »
El Paso and Tim Holt by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Spent some time after an all day workshop delivered to El Paso ISD touring the city with my friend Tim Holt , Director of Instructional Technology at El Paso ISD. If you ... Read on »
New Book Chapter-Social media is changing the way we live and learn by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Repost from Scott’s site: Chris Lehmann and Scott McLeod submitted our book to the publisher yesterday: McLeod, S., & Lehmann, C. (Eds.). (in press). What scho ... Read on »
Community 101 Series: What to Look for When Selecting Your Community Leader by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Qualities, Attributes and Characteristics of an Online Community Leader Once you decide that an online community will be of value in helping to accomplish your proj ... Read on »
Are You a Meeting/Conference Junkie? by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Why do we attend so many conferences and professional meetings? Some of us live in conferences. We attend all the important ones. I’d go so far to say some of us have b ... Read on »
Let’s Start a Tradition: Education Activism by Educators by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I really like traditions. The ritualistic things we do with family and friends at certain times of the year. Maybe because I tend to be nontraditional about most things, ... Read on »
How do it yourself (DYI) PD works – What are you working on? by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Phone rings. It’s Saturday, why are they calling me so early? The dogs decide it is time to get up and start my day anyway. I am up, coffee, walk outside, shiver and de ... Read on »
Powerful or Pitiful? When Will We stop Being Victims? by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy WARNING: This is going to be a vent. One you might need to hear– but a vent all the same- so if you do not want to have your mood spoiled, don’t read. Photo Credi ... Read on »
Leadership as Constructivist Learning by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The idea of leader learner has actually been around for some time. Collective wisdom, collective efficacy, construction of knowledge collectively and collaborative ... Read on »
Leaving a Legacy- Online Community Coaching by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The greatest accomplishments in life are not achieved by individuals alone, but by proactive people pulling together for a common good. Look behind every winner and you w ... Read on »
Excellence and Integrity- The truth about making a difference by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Making a difference… a common phrase used with educators both when considering teaching as a profession and once immersed as a seasoned teacher leader. Most of us really ... Read on »
Airport Scanner Issue- Opportunity for Global Collective Wisdom by Sheryl N. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Just returned to the US after 15 days abroad. Glad to be home. I am listening to a debate about airport security as I wait for the flight from Detroit home. These new ... Read on »