Learning to code is a great way to elevate your income and quality of life for many people, but learning to code is not equally straightforward for everyone. People learn in different ways. This article hypothesizes a framework for grouping individuals into 3 groups: Self-teachable Individuals Teachable Individuals Learning-Challenged individuals Keep in mind, the above … Read more Code, Humility, and Passion
Economics affects everyone in both personal and collective ways. Understanding economics can help you increase your income, decrease your spending and improve your quality of life all at the same time. Moreover, it can allow a society as a whole to do the same thing. These are some of the reasons people need an education … Read more Why We Need Economic Education
Degreed is an education evaluation service. I am a huge fan of Degreed, but I have also been keeping track of ways to improve the service. This article covers one such improvement. Degreed does not account for the ability to retain education. If I read a book 1 year ago, or if I just finished reading … Read more Another Improvement to Degreed: Retainment
[From John: Check out this reblogged article on game-based learning. Game-based learning, also called ‘gamification‘ of education, is closely related to the use of badges. I am a huge fan of badges and I see them displacing degrees and even substituting for certificates in the near future. Also, as a gamer, I realize the potential … Read more Why Should You Try Game-Based Learning?
After looking around the web a bit the following lists the useful badge sites I have encountered. I will continue to update as I find more. The following video specifically talks about Mozilla Open Badges, which are the bleeding-edge badge technology, although not the only badge technology by any means: See this article for more … Read more Useful Badge Sites