Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. At the same time, playful learning doesn’t fit well in many current education systems. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K., Gaved, M., Herodotou, C., Hillaire, G., Jones, D., Jowers, I.,

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).

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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.

2019 174

The Meaning of ‘Flow’ in Education

Jenny Connected

Anyone who follows this blog will know that I am interested in the work of Iain McGilchrist and what we can learn from his book The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World.

2019 193

Two kinds of knowing

Jenny Connected

Jan Derry has suggested that in our current UK education system the focus is on knowledge of facts and memorising these facts for exams and tests. This system promotes a mechanical process of transmission and assimilation, and policy makers deprecate attention given to meaning making.

2019 155

Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

Beautiful Maps of the Earth’s River Systems: Cartography as art. 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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A New Model for Transition?

How to Save the World

I t’s been a while since I’ve written on this blog about a real ‘aha!’ ’ moment. Thanks to Kate Raworth, I just had one.

2019 77

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

Even Simpler and More Hopeless Than That

How to Save the World

image from youtube video by principieuniversi.com .

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“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

Here we can’t know the whole system, but we can bring in multiple perspectives and look for patterns that will helps us figure out what to do. In complex problems like addressing social, cultural and economic systemic problems, no one has the right answer. The system should always move towards diversity of opinion, not consensus. is this a linear system or a complex one?” Perhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.”

2019 55

Stuck, (un)schooling and social, writing

Mathemagenic

personal-parenting-professional in respect of making educational choices when the existing system doesn’t offer what is needed. 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.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

I am fascinated by the connection between how we learn in complex systems and how we strategize in complexity. Five links that caught my eye over the holiday. New Power: How it’s Changing the 21st Century and Why you need to Know.

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BlueJeans Huddle

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlueJeans Network announced the introduction of BlueJeans Huddle, a new way of setting up meeting rooms for video conferencing: The BlueJeans Huddle system is a combination of standard hardware and BlueJeans proprietary software that can turn any room into an interactive meeting space for a fraction of the cost of legacy in-room systems.

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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. Turbo on global trading systems, dot.com craze, Moores law in reality, unified software and communication standards, portals, personal computers, mobile & wireless, Linux, ERP, digitization …… Lead actor: technology & technical standardization 1980s: Globalization undergoing ?