Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Dalai Lama Preaches More than Peace

Yesterday I had the opportunity to see the Dalai Lama speak at my college, Loyola University Chicago. The experience exceeded any expectations I could have possibly held about the event.  There is an undeniable air of calm and happiness about … Continue reading

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Community Manager Update

In the spirit of Earth Day, MentorMobbers built a number of playlists inspiring others to “DO GOOD”. Some offered helpful encouragement to new teachers, and others communicated the importance of sharing educational information globally. My favorite for the week is Social … Continue reading

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Technori Pitch: How to Grow Your Business Edition

This week, hundreds of Chicago’s top entrepreneurs gathered again for Technori Pitch, a monthly showcase where new businesses pitch their million (or maybe billion) dollar idea and business model to investors and startup junkies eager to grow the Midwest’s tech … Continue reading

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Glimpsing the Tipping Point at ASU’s 2012 Education Innovation Summit

The transformative power of personalized learning isn’t a new concept. And if science fiction genius Isaac Asimov were alive today, he’d probably smile and shake his head at all the tech startup companies, educators, and politicians who think they’ve stumbled … Continue reading

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New Feature Announcement: Take a Pop Quiz in Online Assessment!

The MentorMob Team is proud to announce the new “Test” feature! [Commence Fanfare!] Now Playlist creators can reaffirm their learners’ new knowledge by adding a “Test Step” with multiple choice and true/false questions. How do you add a test? Just click … Continue reading

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Sunday Detox: An Arbonne Products Consultation

This past Sunday morning, a raggle draggle bunch of MentorMob employees gathered in the office for a skin care detoxification session, courtesy of Infuse Yoga Studio owner and Arbonne Independent Consultant Andrea Klunder. And though I was skeptical that sipping a chocolate … Continue reading

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Community Manager Update: Erin’s Favorite Playlist of the Week

MentorMob went game crazy this week as many Playlists sprung up highlighting educational gaming and its impact on the classroom. This hot topic will be getting a lot of attention in the near future, and I felt this week’s Update … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov Predicted Self Directed Learning Online

In this video, science fiction master Isaac Asimov (who died in 1992) describes a future world where self directed, online learning allows individuals at any age to learn about whatever truly fascinates them. For a young company committed to disrupting education, … Continue reading

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Learning Solutions at the ASU Education Innovation Summit

After spending yesterday listening to experts, entrepreneurs, and other passionate educators at the Arizona State University SkySong Campus, it’s more than evident we are on the road to big disruptions in education. To start off the day, Vince, Eric and … Continue reading

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TCC Worldwide Online Education Conference 2012

For the 17th year, the TCC Online Conference will bring educators from all over the world together as it’s virtually conducted April 17-19, 2012. Now, I’m pretty used to the shrinking importance of geography thanks to the power of instant … Continue reading

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