Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to visit with friends and colleagues over at Connectedlearning.tv about some of the thinking and work we’ve been doing to help support teacher research in our school district. Here’s an archive of the recording of that conversation: I enjoyed the conversation and left with plenty more thinking and […]Read More Talking Teacher Research
I’ve been continually struck at DML with the notions of connectedness and participation. It makes sense that these would be sticky ideas here, and dominant ones. The conference opened with the announcement of the Connected Learning Research Network and a talk from John Seely Brown that dealt heavily with notions of participatory culture. But in our […]Read More #DML2012 – On Love and Infrastructure
Looking forward to attending my first #DML2012 conference. Should be a fascinating opportunity to learn from and with folks who are thinking about learning. Also, as I’m mostly facilitating others’ learning lately, it’s nice to attend an event in a primarily learning role1. I’m honored to be a participant/facilitator for a session at this conference. […]Read More Three Things I'm Thinking About Right Now
In today’s podcast, I talk about a couple of projects that are keeping me pretty busy this fall – finishing my thesis and building with some friends from the NWP. Oddly, they go together. Which is a good thing. Keep your fingers crossed. And, as always, would love to hear your thoughts in response to […]Read More The Podcast: Two Fall Projects
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
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
Last Friday, I had the good fortune to spend some time talking writing and learning with John and Julia on the Shifted Learning Podcast. We discussed writing process, tools and the National Writing Project, among other things. It was a good visit, and I thought I’d pass along the audio.1 You might also be interested […]Read More Shifted Learning Interview
Sheridan Blau on the National Writing Project, writing on page 98 of James Gray’s Teachers at the Center: Having experienced what it means to learn in a community of learners, teachers are inclined to count such learning as more authoritative and authentic than any other and to think of such learning as the proper aim […]Read More Yeah. It’s Like That.
Dear Friends1: I’m doing something that I don’t normally do – writing a letter. If you know me at all, then you know that I carry a very special appreciation for the work of the . I talk pretty much whenever and where I can about the work of the NWP and what it’s meant […]Read More A #blog4nwp in Which I Ask for Your Assistance. Urgently.