Author Archives: Doug Bergman

About Doug Bergman

Professional Educator

How to get more females into the tech industry?

Well, it starts in school. This is something near and dear to my heart. There are several things I experienced as a high school Computer Science teacher that can help us explore this and learn. In education, technology and CS … Continue reading

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The Great Resignation. The Great Layoff. What happened to loyalty?

Immediately following Covid, we saw “The Great Resignation” where the nature of working changed, people were unsatisfied with their current role, the way they were being treated, or how much they were being paid. Because they were remote and alone, … Continue reading

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Is there a best strategy for Instructional Design content creation?

For those in L & D, internal and external training, and instructional design roles, we have the goal of creating engaging and effective learning content in the optimum learning experience. Ideally that happens through tried and proven methodologies , frameworks, and models.  … Continue reading

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What we need in business

The business world needs more technical people who can interact with non-technical people. We need more non-technical people who can interact with technical people. We need more non-technical people to develop technical skills. We need more technically-trained people to develop … Continue reading

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The lack of Liberal-Arts minded Engineers

This post is a response to this article/commentary from the CEO of BMW. 100% agree. The elephant in the room is that what we don’t need is nerds who cannot interact with people in non-technical ways. The stereotypical engineer still … Continue reading

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Digital Native Skills

Having spent many years in the Computer Science classroom, I developed a pretty good understanding of how digital natives interact with technology. The biggest thing I noticed is that their tech device is a part of them like a wallet … Continue reading

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Education Must Evolve

Education is famous for being an incredibly slow moving body when it comes to change. But if anything good came out of Covid, we learned that we can adapt and learn new ways of doing things.    Teachers: Learned that … Continue reading

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Reimagining Education

This post is in reference to this article Why not take the opportunity to look at every facet of education, keep the parts we love, kick out the parts that are useless, fix the parts that broken, update the parts … Continue reading

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K12 Education Really Comes Down to 3 Things

First: Watch this To anyone out there involved or interested in K-12(and even higher ed) education, find 5 minutes to watch this TODAY. What we need in education really comes down to 3 things: 1) mastery learning where students learn … Continue reading

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The Declining Value of the College Degree

This post is based on this article It is important that we are having this discussion. But, as the article says, it’s not black and white. In some areas, demand in the workplace is high enough where a full 4 … Continue reading

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