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.,

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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.

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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).

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Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

in a thousand different ways; picked up the grammar of polemic. 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.

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


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.

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

Dell allowed me to learn and experiment at a global scale, and incorporate community analytics into marketing mix models and enterprise-wide reporting. 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

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

Helping kids learning to move around confidently


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. By now all three kids (12, 8 and 6) have them and we start from most simple models on prepaid accounts untill there is a clear case for a smartphone. Being able to move around without an adult is part of growing up.

2019 89

Stuck, (un)schooling and social, writing


That stirs a lot of thinking and I probably should write more about all of it: about democratic schools and unschooling from a social perspective (useful: Sudburry vs other educational models ). 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.

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.

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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.