Truth 3.0

This week, my 8-week Northeastern class, EDU-6323 – Technology as a Medium for Learning, started. Before diving in to various technologies while working through Michelle Miller’s book Minds Online, we spend the first week exploring what learning in a networked world might actually mean.  Readings include: Brown, Dehoney, and Millichap. (2015). The Next Generation Digital… Read more Truth 3.0

On Being There

An interesting conversation developed today in my class hashtag on Twitter.  One student shared Mary Ludden’s post “How to connect in a connectionless environment…”, which suggested that three key areas of focus were: Be present. Be connected. Be real. For some reason, the old book Fish! and the Fish Philosophy jumped to my mind. I… Read more On Being There

Considering Tetrads

Last year, I joined Harold Jarche’s Coffee Club, a professional community of practice that meets via Zoom once a month – and like Vegas, what happens in the conversation stays in the conversation.  So other than to say this morning’s conversation was delightful – with individuals from Canada, USA, UK and Brazil – I will… Read more Considering Tetrads

Teaching Over the Waterfall

I unplugged a bit this past week.  My wife and I were celebrating our 46th wedding anniversary with a trip through western Pennsylvania, visiting two of Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses – Kentuck Knob and FallingWater. Both houses were interesting in that they pushed the boundaries of what typical houses were.  One of Wright’s core beliefs… Read more Teaching Over the Waterfall