3260 Professional

The following are the links to articles, blog post, YouTube videos, TED Talks and books that were used or referenced in the PIDP course 3260 – Professional Practice:

3260 Slides, Handout PDFs, Articles PDFs

Mission Statements
The Five-Step Plan for Creating Personal Mission Statements
Covey Mission Statements

Passive Voice
7 Examples of Passive Voice (And How To Fix Them)
Examples of Active and Passive Voice

John Seely Brown On Education

Not Suited For School But Suited for Learning

You will find this video, learning philosophy and links to many of my presentations, and my favorite blog posts on my blog About page.

Dr. John Medina – molecular biologist

The section we used in class starts at the 4:00 minute mark but I encourage you to view the whole video.

In his book Brain Rules, molecular biologist Dr. John Medina shares how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work.

John Hattie: Visible Learning Pt1. Disasters and below average methods.

John Hattie, Visible Learning. Pt 2: effective methods.


Boring Economics Teacher

The Head Won’t Go Where the Heart Hasn’t Been

Benjamin Bloom argued that we need to address all the domains and find a balance. We often over emphasize the cognitive domain, relegate the psychomotor to the trades or other overtly physical disciplines and limit the affective domain to ethical or values issues. This limitation will severely limit the change that is necessary for learning. The blog post The Head Won’t Go Where the Heart Hasn’t Been post includes a more detailed explanation of the importance of the affective domain and has links to the Behavioral Science (BS) Guys video How to Change People Who Don’t Want to Change and also a related TED Talk Why TED Talks don’t change people’s behaviors.

Fixed VS Growth Mindset
The Power of belief — mindset and success | Eduardo Briceno | TEDxManhattanBeach

dweck mindset

You will find a very useful Fixed vs Growth Mindset graphic and a short comparison of how the Fixed Vs Growth Mindset is equivalent to the Print Vs Digital Information Age on the blog post Fixed Vs Growth Mindset = Print Vs Digital Information Age

Carol Dweck’s book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success is definitely worth the read.

Michael Sandel: The lost art of democratic debate

Harvard’s Justice with Michael Sandel

Dan Ariely: Why we think it’s OK to cheat and steal

Barry Schwartz: Our loss of wisdom

Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

Ben Zander – Leadership An Art of Possibility

Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music

Benjamin Zander – Work (How to give an A)

Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?

Video Review for The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

How to Develop Your Personal Mission Statement by Stephen R. Covey

The Lighthouse Principles Stephen Covey

Sugata Mitra TED 2013 winning talk

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Taylor Mali – Speak with Conviction

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