I first came across a post in my Facebook news feed – The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge by Maria Popova. Within a day, from an entirely different source, in an entirely different channel (email), I came across this video. Too much of a coincidence! I tweeted both but felt that I need to capture the […]
I might have said this before, but it is worth repeating – I love teachers. My grandpa was my first teacher. He was a school teacher. I watched him invent new methods to make people learn to read better, write better and do Math better. I think great teachers work to improve the world – […]
Some of the teachers who inspired me had many of these attributes. The greatest one was my grandfather. I had the privilege of watching him closely as I was growing up. He did not have a very high level of education but I have never seen any one with such unparalleled dedication. I don’t know whether they know it or not, but good teachers have a lot of influence on their students.
Reading Amund Tveit’s Blog reminded me of Doug’s ABC model of capability improvement. Amund talks about the importance of software and a few ideas on how to multiply the multipliers. the only point I want to make is that software is extremely important :). And since software has a multiplicative effect that few other technologies […]