30 Day Challenge – Day 15 – Learning and Teaching

Maryellen Weimer had an interesting post today in Faculty Focus – “What’s Your Learning Philosophy?” Interesting because in GRAD-602, we have had students working on their teaching philosophies. One facet of transitioning from expert student to novice faculty can be reflecting on what one’s philosophy is about teaching.  We provide resources such as Gabriela Montell’s… Read more 30 Day Challenge – Day 15 – Learning and Teaching

30 Day Challenge – Day 14 – Competing Fantasies

Divergent thinking typically comes out of  annual SXSW conference.  Earlier this month, the conference featured Bruce Sterling, a noted science fiction author, as a keynoter.  Bruce used a phrase from his and Jon Lewbowsky’s  State of the World 2012 post that he had previously used…and which got a bit of buzz: “The Future Is About… Read more 30 Day Challenge – Day 14 – Competing Fantasies

30 Day Challenge – Day 6 – A State of Surprise

Grant McCracken, in “The Corporation is at Odds with the Future,” noted: “Here is my present idea of the corporation, give or take. The corporation is a thing of people, processes, places, and products (give or take). And these 4 Ps are relatively well-defined, organized, boundaried, and anchored (more or less).“ In many ways, this describes… Read more 30 Day Challenge – Day 6 – A State of Surprise

Connected Learning

With a hat-tip to Jeff Nugent for bringing this new ebook to my attention, I have just finished reading Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom, edited by Antero Garcia.  This book is a collection of narratives from primarily K-12 teachers within the National Writing Project, openly sharing their views of “what education can look like.” … Read more Connected Learning