I don’t often reblog other people’s great posts, and maybe I should….regardless, I wanted to share this AWESOME post that resonates with me as both an educator and entrepreneur who is looking ahead to the future of work, ed-tech best practices, and the educational arena, which incidentally is RIPE for disruption!
LOTS of entrepreneurial food for thought in this post by Jackie Gerstein, really worth reading, saving, and sharing!
Happy New Year 2015! May we all grow our skill set, and further find ways and strategies to help us better balance humanity and technology in today’s startup culture!
Penina Rybak MA/CCC-SLP
CEO Socially Speaking LLC
Author: “The NICE Reboot: How to Become a Better Female Entrepreneur-How to Balance Your Craving for Humanity & Technology in Today’s Startup Culture”
Creator: Socially Speaking™ App for iPad
Websites: sociallyspeakingLLC.com, niceinitiative.com
This morning I was thinking about the things that all young people should know how to do regardless of income, geographical location, life goals, etc. I started a list – see below. Some have “always” been true – some are unique to this century of learning. Let me know of any other universal skills you believe young people should know how to do.
- How to be a self-directed learner – finding and using resources (both face-to-face and online) to learn and improve personal interests
- How to do effective online searches
- How to develop one’s own Personal Learning Network (PLN)
- How to post on social media while managing one’s digital footprint
- How to evaluate websites and online tools for credibility
- How to orally communicate…
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