A remarkable summer has passed its midpoint. And yet there’s still so much yet to come: excitement, thrills, reunions and first meetings; a publishing and presenting, adventure and lots of the unknown. It’s been almost 9 months since Sean Michael Morris approached me about joining the faculty of the Digital Pedagogy Lab at University of… Continue reading Summer Thoughts and An Urgency
I Don’t Know everything about everything or All about the things I choose to study. I Do Know that I’m curious and I wonder. A girl who likes to propose a good workshop for learners she’s never met; A girl who thinks the topics on her mind will make for a good conversation among self-selecting… Continue reading IDK
Tomorrow marks the return: Return to school schedules, to the fellowship of colleagues, to the routines we teachers use to prepare the path we will travel with our students. I look forward to the mass reunion, to the hugs, smiles, waves and quick catch-up conversations that remind us of where we left off. I’m prepared… Continue reading Too Real
While planning for my workshop Games, Rules, Power and Play, I stumbled upon many resources which I found helpful or entertaining or both. Here’s a selection: Deep Fun with Bernhard DeKoven This site is a wonderful place for anyone interested in the lightness and wonder games can offer us. Besides offering a tremendous collection of… Continue reading Games, Rules, Power and Play
These last few days I’ve been following the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute going on at Mary Washington University in Virginia. I tuned in first for Tressie McMillan Cottom’s keynote on Monday and enjoyed a “hallway conversation” via Virtual Connecting with Tressie, Sean Michael Morris and Cathy Davidson and about 7 other virtual guests via Google… Continue reading What is an institution?