Take the 10 Tools Challenge

the idea!Last updated: December 28, 2013 at 11:08 am

I’ve added links to blogs of some of those who are taking the challenge at the bottom of this post. If you’d like your blog to appear, add the link in the comment box below

For  2013 why not take up this professional development challenge.  This is how it works:

  1. Make a resolution to find out how to use 10 new tools this year  (say one a month) and how they might help with your personal productivity, professional learning or development, or for use in education or training, or in the enterprise for performance support or workforce collaboration.
    • You could decide all or some of them up front, or make your choices as you go through the year,
    • You might like to use the Top 100 Tools list for inspiration – or just discover your own.
  2. Write an initial blog post that identifies your interest in being part of the 10 Tools Challenge 2013 (or record your interest in a Comment below).
    • Share a link to your blog in the comments below.
    • If you haven’t written a blog before you might want to make this the first tool you find out about.
  3. Write a monthly blog post describing your experiences with your new tool.
    •  Include a link to this post in each of your blog posts, so that a trackback will be recorded below.
  4. At the end of the year write a post reflecting on the whole experience and what impact it has had on you and your professional development. (I’ll do a review and analysis of those participating in  the Challenge myself.)

BLOGS OF SOME OF THOSE TAKING THE 10 TOOLS CHALLENGE

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Jane Hart

Founder at C4LPT
Jane Hart is an independent Workplace Learning Advisor, Writer and International Speaker. Every year she compiles the Top 100 Tools for Learning activity. She also offer a number of online workshops on modernising workplace learning. Find out more about Jane and her work.

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  4. Susan Stamm

    A self-proclaimed luddite, I join you in this challenge Jane. In the Sound of Music film, Julie Andrews suggest that you “begin at the very beginning…” That is where I will intend to start. It will be a fun year of learning. Thank you!!

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  19. Colin Gray

    Great idea, I’m in! I’ve been developing my use of technology in research – how to become a digital researcher. I’ve posted my first couple of posts over at http://www.wildtrails.co.uk/phdtrail/ on how to process and organise literature on a tablet. I’ll do my best to find 10 new apps or tools to help in my literature reviewing and research over the coming year.

    Cheers!
    Colin

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  27. Kate Herzog

    So many tools – so little time!

    I recently downloaded Evernote and have found it to be far superior to just bookmarking sites and/or saving things into folders on my computer. I’ve commented on my experiences so far in 2 blogposts:
    http://beyondinformationliteracy.blogspot.com/2013/10/did-you-miss-meive-been-moocingand-more.html
    http://beyondinformationliteracy.blogspot.com/2013/09/jack-of-all-trades-metacognitive-musing.html
    and intend to go into greater detail in future posts.

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