3 tips for educators so the next Andre Agassi is not as unhappy

On September 13, 2010, in Curriculum, General, by Nicole Lantz

“Make your first decision in life the most important one, which is how I’m going to define success, because if you define success the wrong way, you’re in for a series of real, real hard lessons. And you’re in for a life that you won’t be at peace with.” Andre Agassi , September 7, 2010 on CBC Radio Q

Museum Exhibits: How to Take Advantage of a Teachable Moment when there is no Teacher

On July 12, 2010, in Nonformal education, by Nicole Lantz

If there is nobody teaching, can you still take advantage of a teachable moment? I’d venture to say yes. I’d even say that when it comes to a museum, you have to. The question is – how do you find them?

4 tips for good facilitation I learned from riding a bike

On May 16, 2010, in How We Learn, by Nicole Lantz

I watched my little guy learn how to ride a bike today. Note that I didn’t say that I taught my son how to ride a bike today. I suppose I can claim I facilitated it, and that’s simply the truth of teaching no matter what the subject.