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An Ethos of Care (#OER20 Conference Presentation)

Caring is a sustained emotional investment in an individual’s well-being, characterized by a desire to take actions that will benefit that person.” Weiner & Auster (2007) This is our open, online presentation for the OER20 Conference that was scheduled for … Continue reading

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Care in Community

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For indeed, that’s all who ever have” Margaret Mead The FemEdTech group of caring people is such a group. This group has no formal membership. Those in the group … Continue reading

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Thinking about Feedback

“What leads you onWakes you in the nightWhat calls your nameWhen no one else can hear?What follows youThat even you cannot see… Follow that star. There is no one’s life but your own.Seize every fiberEvery feather and forceThat weaves through allSurrounding you.A … Continue reading

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Gone Away but Not Gone Forever

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill I’ve been gone from this blogging space for a while. As I look back over this past year’s posts, I notice a uniquely … Continue reading

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The End of a Conversation

“I think the best thing to take from the experience of losing someone close to us is to begin a life worth living right now. Not putting off for the future right action and virtuous living, but practising them immediately.” Doug … Continue reading

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Hospitality – my #OneWordONT

Here, for the fifth year, I’ll post my one word for the #OneWordONT activity. Thanks to the dedication of Julie Balen, I’ve taken time each year to reflect and select one word to focus and shape my teaching and learning … Continue reading

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@MozOpenLeaders – Building a Healthier Internet

I didn’t think I was that important. I’m just one small part of one small space in one small corner of the world. I never realized the work I do was helping to build a healthier internet. Those ideals were … Continue reading

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In Consideration of Due Dates

We live with them all the time. We work around them. We anticipate them or get anxious over them. Our lives are filled with due dates. Holidays are due dates. As we approach Christmas, I’m reflecting on the nature of … Continue reading

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