“Former President Dwight Eisenhower lent his wisdom–and his name brand–to this model for dealing with the all-important practices of decision making and time management. Using the Eisenhower Matrix, pictured here, you can evaluate every decision on how to manage your time based on two elementary questions: (1) How important is it?, and (2) How urgent is it?” http://feeds.inc.com/~r/home/updates/~3/J7EtuVEIGIo/story01.htm
A great piece in this blog is the suggested process halfway down: Start with learning goals Decide on content and platforms Choose devices third. Often the temptation (with slick sales pitches, rabidly fanatic supporters on social media, and shiny, new/unproven devices) is to start at the bottom and work up. But that way madness lies. Trends | Infographic: How to Implement Blended Learning 2.0 | edtechdigest.com.
Self-review tool Derek Wenmoth and I developed to help schools through the process of building MLEs. Checklist of questions reminds us that building and furniture are quite a long way down the list of important thing to consider. MLE Matrix | CORE Education.
“In education, UDL is the design of “instructional goals, methods, materials, and assessments that work for everyone—not a single, one-size-fits-all solution but rather flexible approaches that can be customized and adjusted for individual needs.” http://blog.mcrel.org/2013/09/my-trip-through-universal-design.html