Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. Virtual studios enable students and tutors to work together even if they are in different places and working at different times. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K., Gaved, M., Herodotou, C.,

2019 155

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

Jenny Connected

For those who are not familiar with the book, here is a Table * (click on it to enlarge) which briefly summarises some of the differences in the ways in which, according to McGilchrist, the left hemisphere and the right hemisphere view the world.

2019 155

Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

And why do we tend to focus on ‘Others’ who are extremely different to us, when our immediate neighbour is also ‘Other’? I interpret this to mean, how do I see myself in relation to others as opposed to over and above others, and how do I maintain and respect difference?

2019 155

Differences are real; divisiveness is a choice

Chris Corrigan

It was a timely gathering for 70 people from government, civil society, and social enterprise to come and learn how to work with differences. In Canada’s only bilingual province, language is a massive difference between people, and New Brunswick has a multitude of language cultures.

2019 83

What You Can Learn from Your Employee Networks

Partnering Resources

This article is especially relevant for those who: Lead or sponsor Employee Resource Groups Evaluate difficult-to-measure human variables within organizations Use network analysis to assess and track organization behavior over time Want to know whether their ERGs actually make a difference.

2019 141

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

Tool of the month: do-it-yourself animation videos

Joitske Hulsebosch

Drawings There are many tools that already contain drawings that you can select and where you can add texts, often with different characters. Anyone can now create an animation video using handy do-it-yourself tools. In this blog you will find a number of tools and tips to start with.

2019 151

Engaged Customer definitions: Super Users, Influencers, Advocates

Community Guy

Each one of these terms define a very different type of Engaged Customer, so it’s important not to use them interchangeably. And while there’s a great many similarities, especially in some of the methods of reward, the two function very differently. . 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.

2019 89

Teams, communities and networks: a case of our homeschooling group

Mathemagenic

The challenge that we are facing now is about creating a network of families with enough autonomy to go on with their individual educational trajectories and social life, while at the same time with enough overlap to do projects in different constillation of members on a regular basis.

2019 116

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. When I stopped working the most difficult part was to leave that space where ideas are grown and to leave seeds of new insights to be there without helping them to grow.

2019 89

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. It’s a beautiful day on the south coast of British Columbia.

2019 74

Three musketeers, time and knowledge gaps

Mathemagenic

And the difference between merci beaucoup in the song and merci bien that they knew, together with some comments about reading French and the difference in dealing with foreign words in Russian and Dutch subtitles. We did a few fragments looking into the art of morphing into different characters and enjoying a few more songs. I wanted to share with the kids D’Artagnan and Three Musketeers movie of my childhood, an iconic musical of its time.

2019 89

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

Mathemagenic

So I asked about existing translations of terminology and got into a chat with Russian-speaking people doing a lot of translations of SDE materials and putting those ideas into practice locally in different forms. Differences Between Self-Directed and Progressive Education by Peter Grey. In the last few months, I’ve got involved into translating some of the materials of Sudburyschool Hardewijk from Dutch into Russian.

2019 89

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. Yesterday was Alexander’s parkour birthday party with his homeschooling friends. He was the one responsible for preparing it and this added a lot of extra tasks to the planning in the days before.

2019 89

Helping kids learning to move around confidently

Mathemagenic

When possible we also arrange for different bags for different activities, so swimming or judo clothes can be stored directly in bags when not in use or in the wash. Being able to move around without an adult is part of growing up. As the kids grow, their space also grows, from house and garden, to familiar spaces and parks, and then to the town, the country and the world.

2019 89

Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

We continue to developmentally evaluate as we go, and as a result, each cohort is different, each curriculum is slightly changed and we find new and more relevant ways to introduce people to this practice.

2019 69

Stuck, (un)schooling and social, writing

Mathemagenic

differences between Russian and Dutch educational environments and their implications for homeschooling. I was trying to write some end-of-the-year posts, but everything that I’d like to summarise changes very fast. 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. We went to a democratic school last week and a friend from Russia is there with detailed reports about its inside working.

2019 89

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

New Power operates differently, like a current. Five links that caught my eye over the holiday. New Power: How it’s Changing the 21st Century and Why you need to Know. A book review from Duncan Green, whose work on power, evaluation, and complexity in international development, I much admire.

2019 57

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 69

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. From 2019, you will have the option of migrating it to Canada.

2018 116

Notes on "Collaboration in a Fibre World" - Thomas Salmen (Orcon)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Fibre to the premise is very different to what's available today. The programme runs from 2012 to 2019. By 2019, the program will aim to reach 900,000 premises (75% of the population). - Thomas Salmen from Orcon is talking about collaboration in a fibre world - here at the Working in Collaborative Environments conference in Auckland. Thomas is the CTO at Orcon, and was recently announced as the 2012 New Zealand CIO at the annual NZ CIO Summit.

2012 125

Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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. These changes are challenging people to behave in different ways. This requires leaders to approach the goal setting and performance management processes in a very different way. Great introduction to how people must work differently and Next Generation Enterprises.