Tag Archives: learning

We are not algorithms!

Last time I checked, I teach in a decidedly human way. And my students are spectacularly human in their reactions to my teaching. Their learning is uniquely their own in a very human process. Together, this combination of student+teacher is … Continue reading

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Getting it Wrong

I have not failed. I have found ten thousand ways that do not work. Thomas Edison I’ve made mistakes. Lots of them. In my journey to become a more fluent user of digital technologies I’ve had to learn the hard … Continue reading

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Feedback Please

Giving and getting feedback is an essential part of learning. When trying to improve your understanding and actions, it’s necessary to get MORE feedback. Knowing about the feedback process can provide a deeper understanding of it’s purpose and parameters. When … Continue reading

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Making Meaning Makes Me

Listen to the author reading this blog post. I am what I make! I make sounds, movement, shapes, text, and things. I am a shaper and maker, tinkerer and creator in the physical space where I exist and in the … Continue reading

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My personalized learning

My personal journey into the ‘MOOC’osphere and personalized learning happened in two ways at once. I’m participating in a free, online course offered through ISTE and also participating in an online book club where we are reading and discussing Personalized learning: A … Continue reading

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Agency – Give or Take?

Alternate title: Sit long, listen hard, talk lots! The ownership and authorship of agency was a challenge for me this past week. It has caused me to read and reflect, reread and revisit readings.  I lurked and listened in digital … Continue reading

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Learning in Loops and Spirals

Learning happens in loops and spirals. The images of a mobius style loop and the fibonnacci spiral come to mind as I reflect on what personal and systems learning looks like within social and networked communities. This past week, my own … Continue reading

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Stories to bank on!

Although I am not a story teller by nature, I am one by profession. Teaching is all about writing a compelling narrative with others. This is a story about opposites that come together to create a positive ending. In teaching, … Continue reading

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