Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. Pedagogies that respond to changes in society. The whole system would need to be changed to allow for this time, as evidenced by the example included of a low tech, high play school in California. .

2019 155

Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

The event was advertised as ‘reinventing education’, but for me (and I can’t find a recording of the webinar to check my perception and understanding), the discussion was more about how and what changes could be made to the existing education system (in this case the American education system).

2019 208

The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World , he examines the ways in which the two hemispheres of the brain attend to the world, both attending to everything, but each attending differently. Sea port with the Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba, by Claude Lorrain (1648).

2019 174

Two kinds of knowing

Jenny Connected

He tells us that both the right and left hemispheres of the brain are involved in almost everything we do, but they are each involved differently. This means that they are both involved in ‘knowing’ but have different perspectives on knowing.

2019 155

Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

All Depends on How You Ask the Question: But have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too Canadians seem to want more pipelines, urgently , plus actions to stop climate change. in a thousand different ways; picked up the grammar of polemic.

2019 46

Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

Even if you do not give your change to a beggar, you find yourself having to justify your choice.’ ( DK Philosophy book). And why do we tend to focus on ‘Others’ who are extremely different to us, when our immediate neighbour is also ‘Other’?

2019 155

Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

Iain McGilchrist also writes about the spaces between, but in a different context. It’s in the whole betweenness of the two poles and what that brings about at a wholly different level. Kochi Biennale 2019.

2019 148

Revisiting Calcutta (now Kolkata) after 65 years

Jenny Connected

Many of India’s city names that I grew up with have been changed). The first thing that hit me was the seeming chaos everywhere (although we didn’t visit new Kolkata, which we were told is calmer, cleaner and quite different to the old Kolkata that we were seeing).

2019 139

Glimpses

How to Save the World

“April is the cruellest month” — The first line of TS Eliot’s The Wasteland, originally read “February is the cruelest month”, but Ezra Pound insisted it be changed, not to make it truer, but because it sounded better poetically.

2019 63

A calendar of seasons for my time and place

Chris Corrigan

I’ve lived on this island for more than 17 years and I long ago decided that there needs to be a different way to talk about seasons here. The season changes when life says it changes. It’s a beautiful day on the south coast of British Columbia.

2019 71

Growing ideas and PKMastery workshop

Mathemagenic

So, when I got back on Twitter, just at the right moment to get an invitation for a Personal Knowledge Mastery workshop by Harold Jarche in Eindhoven, I had all the fun of getting an update from the first hands of someone who was helping ideas to grow further integrating insights of different people. Sense-making: practices, monetizing, changing the world.

2019 89

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

The central topic was about how technology was changing business – especially the Internet. A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019. I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career.

2019 46

How Can We Prepare For an Unknowable Future?

How to Save the World

And how today, with the sense that we may not have decades or centuries left to do whatever work we now have to do, and with no real idea what we can or should do that will really make a positive difference, it’s easy to get overwhelmed.

2019 65

Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

Monica asked whether hoping these practices would just go viral in a networked way is enough, and I replied with the following, tracing a couple of long term projects I have been involved in that have supported systems change in child and family services in British Columbia.

2019 68

Parkours and pyjamas

Mathemagenic

During the party 11 kids were building three different obstacle courses, inside and outside, and then practicing going through them with their own bodies and remote controlled vehicles. She clearly didn’t want the hassle of changing her clothes, but wasn’t comfortable being seen in her pyjamas. Yesterday was Alexander’s parkour birthday party with his homeschooling friends.

2019 89

“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

Complicated problems have multiple competing approaches that may all be right, but will all be different. There maybe different ways to do and experts may not agree, but they can give you a plan and show you in advance how their solution is a good one. Complex problems (unknowable and ever changing problems and unpredictable but multiple emergent ways of addressing them). Perhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.”

2019 55

Stuck, (un)schooling and social, writing

Mathemagenic

I was trying to write some end-of-the-year posts, but everything that I’d like to summarise changes very fast. differences between Russian and Dutch educational environments and their implications for homeschooling. So instead something quick – a few things that make me busy thinking now. There is a lot of discussions about schools in our house recently.

2019 89

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

New Power: How it’s Changing the 21st Century and Why you need to Know. New Power operates differently, like a current. Climate change is one such area. Five links that caught my eye over the holiday.

2019 56

Data Residency in Office 365 – It’s Complicated

Michael Sampson - Currents

In 2019 there will be a migration option for customers based in Canada (their tenant is homed there), and by extension, this will apply for Australia and Japan too. But for all practical purposes right now, this announcement is just a signaling device at this time that a change is coming.

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Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Exploring How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything with Don Tapscott , Anthony D. Microsoft’s Vision for 2019 The Boss fuels lawsuit against Ticket Master Profiling the powers that be on the un-facebook Aerosmith makes more money on Guitar Hero game than any individual album. In our practice we are seeing the current economy accelerate profound changes in the fundamental structure and operating principles of organizations. The very nature of work is changing.