Helen Crump caught my attention earlier today with her reflective post Literacy: Not a desk job, but an identity job. It's a great story reminding us of the connections between literacy, identity, learning and teaching. And then I learned there is more to the story. Helen's post was inspired by an image, shared as part … Continue reading Space to make ideas your own
Back at hacking around my prototype for the next iteration of popping-the-lid off of the course MSLOC 430. I can point you to msloc430.net - the work in progress - but just be warned that it changes a lot. And all the photography used on the site is simply placeholding. I spent a wee bit … Continue reading Proto. Type. (cont’d) Messing with WordPress themes
Justin Reich's recent Berkman Center talk - "The Web We Want and the Ed We Want" - is a great, actually entertaining tour through the recent history of the web and the parallel narrative of the web and education. I am posting it here as a note to myself. At this point in time, Reich … Continue reading The Web and Ed We Want via Justin Reich
In Why Start with Pedagogy 4 Good Reasons, 4 Good Solutions, Cathy Davidson writes: "If your goal is equality in a world where inequality is structural and violent and pervasive, you can at least start with your classroom as a place in which to model a better way...Be an activist in the realm where you … Continue reading If enterprise social networks might help us remake organizational learning, what is our pedagogy?
So rather than over-thinking, I've tried to opt for do-ing. Small steps. But msloc430.net is up. I let CogDog be the guide, set up the syndicated category hierarchy, installed the FeedWordPress plugin and let it rip. Bingo. Syn-dication. Really this is just messing around. But lately I'm beginning to understand the value of iterating - … Continue reading Proto. Type.