Learning highlights: November 2018

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The post Learning highlights: November 2018 appeared first on Mathemagenic. November was an internally busy month for myself, but oure kids are still learning.

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Learning highlights: July-August 2018

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Slowing up with homeschooling Thursdays: instead of the weekly meetings with the others, we did just a couple of things, traditional blueberry picking and swimming event, robot-making workshop and a camping on a farm of homeschooling friends.

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Learning highlights: September 2018

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A trip to Den Haag: English, pinquins and catching up with old-time friends. Tech your future festival: planes, drones and fire-fighters. * Building a geodesic dome at the university garden with Sustain (was fun watching Alexander doing that in English). * Excursion Kasteel Hernen and a follow-up: daily life in middle ages, chicken at home and playing quests.

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Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

In a recent discussion that Iain had with Jordan Peterson, Peterson said that death is a friend of life (in Iain’s words, a friend of being) and a necessary stage in life. Neither did she die alone, but was surrounded by those who understood that ‘death is a friend of life’.

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Cheryl Hodgkinson -Williams and Sukaina Walji, both from the University of Capetown, were Stephen’s guests this week. and went on to say that we need a really easy interface, that is more user-friendly. In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

just did a podcast in which he says: You want to know why the universe is, you’re not going to get a satisfactory answer. The universe just is. That what we perceive as the universe is just an appearance, everything and nothing, at once real and unreal.

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The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

I have observed people on social media who admit to measuring themselves by the number of followers / friends etc. This week the topic on the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has been Identity. We have tried to answer questions such as: How do we know who someone is?

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The Agnostic Game

How to Save the World

Students of such systems began to think of the evolution of the universe and of life on Earth as a type of game, and began to speculate on whether or not this game had a ‘purpose’ or not, with spiritualists and agnostics taking opposing sides.

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From the feed: More complexity

Chris Corrigan

My friend Ria Baeck has been writing a book for years that combines her thinking about self, source, hosting and theory with harvests from the workshops and conversations she has hosted over the past decade.

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On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

This is the third and final story in a trilogy about a father and daughter. The first two were The Project , and Calling the Cage Freedom. . Image: Stepping Stones , by Paul Stevenson, CC BY 2.0.

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