The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

In Times Higher Education (March 7, 2019) Anna McKie asks: In a rapidly changing world, is a broader approach to the university curriculum needed to develop the critical thinking and creativity increasingly sought after by employers.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

I posted a special ‘links of the month’ in January to showcase some important new writing about civilization’s collapse, so this quarter’s links are a bit lighter in both volume and tone than usual. Hope you enjoy them. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S END.

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Engaged Customer definitions: Super Users, Influencers, Advocates

Community Guy

— Super Users (aka Super Fans) are volunteer community members who participate in a corporate sponsored environment at an outpaced level from “standard” users. Off site activity – An influencer’s activities are inherently separated from the corporate sites/properties. Definitions are important. Language matters. . We know that all community have stratifications amongst their members. Some members are very active, some very passive…a plenty of shades in between.

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Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

Back in December I announced my intention to take a sabbatical from Facebook and see what would happen. There were a number of factors in that decision, and I’ll share what I learned and what I’m doing now. .

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019. I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career.

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How Can We Prepare For an Unknowable Future?

How to Save the World

So at this stage that would seem to be my answer: First, re-skill our community’s people (learn the essential skills that we will need if and when economic and ecological collapse leads to bankrupt governments and corporations and broken infrastructure).

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The politics of translation and the role of staff in Sudbury schools


Like the concept of Corporations/Societies that run specific interest areas of the school community – Kitchen, Arts or. Once you see the Dutch “gezelshappen” you know that the Russian use of “corporations” doesn’t really fit in as a translation. In the last few months, I’ve got involved into translating some of the materials of Sudburyschool Hardewijk from Dutch into Russian.

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