I took a quick peek at the Mozilla Open Badges project a little while back, and liked what I saw. It’s cialis professional an attempt to create an open infrastructure for badges around the Web. I like the technical pieces that allow anyone to offer any badge to anyone else in a consistent way. It […]Read More Digging Out My Sash
Tonight, we kicked off the first team leader meeting of the year for the new cohort of the Digital Learning Collaborative. The DLC, if you didn’t know, is a two-year professional development program we’re in our third year of developing. Year one is a year for personal and professional learning. Year two, which we’ll kickoff […]Read More A Year of Learning
This afternoon, Mary Ann and WIll were talking a bit about Kindergarten standards. I butted in.1 And Mary Ann and I, and some others, worked our way into a conversation back and forth talking at one another chat about a post of Mary Ann’s. You should read the post2. As I read it, I was […]Read More Connective Children. Nothing New?
I like new frontiers. That’s why I’m excited to be participating in Karen’s attempt to create a School of Ed at P2P University this fall. It should be a neat opportunity to fiddle with what it means to do PD. I couldn’t be more excited to be facilitating a course we’re calling “.” I pitched […]Read More So I'm Going To Be Teaching This Class. And Could Use Your Help.
Engchat 2011 from Ben Grey on Vimeo.1 Special thanks to Ben for spending time capturing this work. [↩]Read More #ISTE11: #engchat Reflection
I had the opportunity to hear Paul Allison, one of my favorite teachers, talk at length about his work with Youth Voices yesterday. Usually, Paul’s asking about others’ work, or showcasing the work he’s doing – but not talking about the thinking behind the work. And I like it when he does so. I hope […]Read More #ISTE11: On Longitudinal Web Presences for Writing, Learning, Being
Yesterday afternoon, I had the opportunity to attend the first ever , an exploration of the opportunities to fiddle with text and writing and code on the Internet. It was a useful event for me, as we were able to think and play with ideas about what “hacking” means right now, and how it’s about […]Read More #ISTE11: NWP's Inaugural Hack Jam
Teachers should create. Coversations can lead to tremendous bursts of creation and excitement. Capturing creation through writing and returning to it later is how innovative ideas are refined. Enter #EduConText. Each day leading up to EduCon, Zac Chase and I will write about some of our thinking surrounding selected EduCon sessions. We’ll also share some […]Read More Enter #EduConText
Today’s podcast is an excerpt of Troy and Sara and my Reports from Cyberspace conversation at NCTE’s 2010 Annual Convention. Specifically, this is my prepared section of the presentation, which I’ve called “Infrastructure Matters.” Infrastructure does matter, and it’s never been more important to make sure that the conditions for learning exist in every element […]Read More The Podcast: Infrastructure Matters
Dear Teachers College Press: I’m an awful big fan of your work. I mean a really, really big fan. Of the five or six books on my desk at work right now, three of them are yours. I made arrangements to order another of your titles just before I headed home for the weekend.1 Paper. Texts. […]Read More An Open Letter to My Favorite Educational Publisher