Critical Skills Update – What Skills Are Needed in 2019?

Making a list of what skills are needed to succeed seems to be a hot topic these days. The University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business joined the parade recently by publishing their “6 Critical Management Skills Every Business Leader Must Master.” Click HERE to access the article. It’s no major discovery, to be […]

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Conspiracy Theories and the Critical Skills

Conspiracy theories have been around for a long time and proponents of such theories use the critical skills to imbed such theories in the minds of willing listeners. Conspiracy theories can lead and have led to disastrous consequences – and we all should be aware of their existence and how they work. The Oxford English […]

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Competency-Based Learning or Personalized Learning

Competency-Based Learning transitions students away from seat time in favor of a structure that creates flexibility, allowing them to progress as they demonstrate mastery of academic content, regardless of time, place, or pace of learning. Competency-based strategies provide flexibility in the way that credit can be earned or awarded, and provide students with personalized learning […]

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Ignorant or Stupid? You CAN’T Fix “Stupid,” but You CAN Fix “Ignorant” by Using Critical Skills!

“Ignorant” and “stupid” are adjectives, but they are not the same thing. If a person is “stupid,” then he/she does not have the ability to understand something due to insufficient intelligence or brain power – thus leading to a misinterpretation of fact. Stupidity is: Having the inability to understand; Having a resistance or inability to […]

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