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

Jenny Connected

Having followed Stephen’s e-learning 3.0 Trends in e-Learning and Virtual Education. For the e-learning 3.0 e-learning 3.0

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The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

More commonly, in education, depth in learning is often counterpoised with breadth. How to balance depth and breadth of learning and the curriculum has long been a concern of teachers and curriculum designers.

2019 174

Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

What are the implications of what is invisible for how we live and learn? Imagine those pushed to the margins of dominant narratives speaking: not as victims, but as futurisms’ cunning and sentient sentinels. Kochi Biennale 2019.

2019 148

Visiting Kolkata with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

And we also learned that the airport staff, whilst extremely polite and kind, do not know how to lift someone who is paralysed. You can see them here – Kolkata, 2019. Visiting Kolkata with a wheelchair user is a challenge and certainly not for the faint-hearted.

2019 130

The death and the expensive rebirth of Flickr

Community Guy

At some point, it’ll be time to push the baby out of the nest. I’ve put stickers on my laptop advertising them, convinced countless friends to sign up with them, and participated in helping scores (hundreds) of people engage each other on the Flickr forums to better learn photography.

2019 116

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


Choosing for a word that reverses the hierarchy, giving children more responsibility and the choices than to the adults and pushing adults into a serving position in relation to the kids (as a way to emphasise the need to get out of the current hierarchy). Learning Unschooling democratic schools facilitating unschooling translationIn the last few months, I’ve got involved into translating some of the materials of Sudburyschool Hardewijk from Dutch into Russian.

2019 89

“But what if our people dominate?”

Chris Corrigan

My response to this over the years has been to push back hard against that idea, despite how noble it seems. If you are consulting because you don’t know the answer to a question, being absent from the conversations does not help you learn. Furthermore they are founded on good dialogic principles, which you can point to and practice, such as, speak from your experience, listen to learn and be aware of your impact.

2019 61

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Understanding the Learner and the Learning Process. I am fascinated by the connection between how we learn in complex systems and how we strategize in complexity. And there is no better lab for understanding good complexity learning than complex sports like basketball and football.

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