A garden is a rich and intertwined ecosystem where plants, air, soil, birds and bugs interact to grow and reproduce. Gardening is discovering the ecosystem and learning to work its... More > interconnectedness to grow beauty and food.
Today's emerging information landscape is an info-system where content is produced, published, accessed, consumed, discussed, remixed and re-published. To be a lifelong learner today, you must learn to work the info-system in order to cultivate knowledge from a continual flow of information.< Less
In 2000, George C. Warlick, Jr. published "What I know about my Ancestors," as a spiral bound 8 1/2 by 11 inch book and printed copies for the descendants of George C. Warlick, Sr. and... More > Dennice Yelton Warlick and for others of whom I am not aware. Members of my immediate family, descendants of Norman Gene Warlick (son of George C. Sr.) and Rebecca Ann Miller Warlick, received our copies on Christmas morning of that year. Over the next few days, I read this book, fascinated by the stories that were new to me and stories I'd already been told, but not connected to actual branches of my family tree. I knew then that this book needed to be more formally published.< Less
In the last five years, a new digital economy has risen, where creative information artisans from across the globe are producing media products and marketing them through a new digital bazaar. The... More > challenge of professional educators is to answer the question, "What are the basic skills of this information driven age, and how do we teach them?< Less
In the same way that a garden is a rich and intertwined ecosystem where plants, air, soil, birds and bugs interact to grow and reproduce, today's emerging information landscape is an info-system,... More > where content is produced, published, accessed, consumed, discussed, re-mixed and re-published. To be a "master learner" -- to be a teacher -- today, you must learn to work the info-system in order to cultivate new knowledge and skills from a continual flow of information.
This book is a guide for teachers who seek to model for their students the practices of lifelong learning.< Less