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Household activities as part of homeschooling curriculum

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Once we suggested that they plan and make their own snacks and one evening meal per week, it all changed. Unschooling unschooling

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Shrunken communication in distributed teams (the egg of communication :)

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Tags: Changing workplace Digital traces Agile distributed teams informal communication

Distributed Agile: communication and common ground

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PKM for kids?

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Wat is het doel van onderwijs? and networked learning

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On homeschooling, integration and Dutch

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It have changed everything, even professional choices. And, of course, hanging out with homeschoolers helped my Dutch at lot.

Performance improvement mindset and taking it for granted

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Learning Changing workplace networked learningReading Charles Jennings discussing relationships between learning and work (see also Jane Hart ) reminded me of a discussion with a friend where I tried to explain my approach to education articulating relationships between learning and work cultural practice in a similar way.

Family bias and what to do about it when homeschooling

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There is often a theme that goes throughout learning activities of very different kind. So, what do we do about it? Outsource. No tags for this post.

Educational innovation: schools vs homeschooling?

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It’s a pity that with the current educational climate there is often either/or situation where both sides do not want to do much with each other.

Designing for a family learning: safe space and facilitating independence

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After renovation and redesign of the library things have changed. I’m trying to articulate what are the ingredients for mixed age learning that includes adults and kids as a series of posts. In the first part I talked about the importance of including meaningful activities for adults. Baby mat disappeared. Too safe kills all the fun.

From 2015 to 2016

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And then inwards, family-oriented change of the year. Those three days were a lot of fun. Improv, playing on stage and on the floor, making fire, old and new songs, Rijksmuseum, skating, walking, laughing, cooking, sharing thoughts and food with friends, big and small. In a sense that summarises 2015 for me. Unschooling. Community! Travel.

It comes back

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A few days ago we talked about polar night and day, and watched videos on relationships between changing seasons, length of the day and position of the Earth in relation to the Sun. Today Anna played with animation software on iPad and came up with a little winter movie. Always nice to see how it comes back :).

One game with three kids

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Next to being a player, he is also ‘the bank’ – he has to do calculations to check everyone’s investments and to give change when buying. Playing a 6+ board game with 8, 5 and 3 years old kids is a patience-testing endeavour. This is what I wrote on Facebook. Alexander likes the idea of making money.

Year of confidence

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All things changed – my identity, circle of people for regular contact and network overall, daily rhythm and responsibilities, planning horizons and finances, even the language used for most of my contacts outside of the family went from English to Dutch. And lots of that came with insecurities and lack of confidence.

Not bloging, identities and Happy New Year :)

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Change Me Meta-blogging Uncategorized life blog writing change identityTags: blog writing , change , identity. So here I am :).

Sitting on a fence: should I make another blog?

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Also, there is an audience change. I think I’m ready to get back to blogging regularly, but I am caught in a logistical issue: should I continue blogging here or move to another blog (have.nl domain and basic WP installed for a while now). These are where it would help to have a history and a connection. And there is also a future.

Accelerated leadership trajectories in communities of practice

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This is something that have been in the blogging pipeline for a while, but thanks to the conversations with John Smith I actually finished it :).

What a coffee corner provides, how to call it and a research agenda

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Tags: Changing workplace Chapter 7.

Distributed Agile: the black box of co-located team

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Responding to change over following a plan. But all that shouldn’t prevent me from writing about it, isn’t it? Now to the point.

My dissertation online and in print

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As other social media weblogs hold the promise to change the way in which work is done. The printed version of my dissertation arrived today.

In lieu of presents: Yozhik project

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She got through it, but the experience changed everyone in the family. Being so close to finishing my PhD feels good. Related posts.

PhD cover art

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It keeps adding to itself, changing colours and feel, and i think is finally in a background state as i much as i care/want to have it.

Being there together via presence and activity traces

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Tags: Being social Changing workplace Digital traces informal communication life between buildings PAT space

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In Full Flow: my PhD and more stories about passion at work

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Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers

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In case you were wondering: I’m almost there, submitting dissertation in two weeks. Ideas. Conversations. Relations. Tasks. Context.

Bringing your network into your organisation

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Leadership is pretty much like respectful parenting

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Why sharing a team room might be not so good

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Strong reliance on sharing a space usually means that there are not many backup information flows (to revisit from a distance or later) and that communication practices are not well articulated (so it’s difficult to change them or “move&# to another – digital – format if the need arises).

What makes a company…

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Safe-fail probes and diffusion of innovations

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PhD recovery plan

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Ada Lovelace Day: lessons learnt from my mother

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Post dissertation stress disorder

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I try tackling them one by one in the pockets of time between other things, but feel that that those are changes on the surface, that more is needed to turn the house into a place I want it to be. Now, even more than when, I feel that my house represents the state of other things in my life. Instead of child, you birthed a thesis.

Blogging to grow ideas: weblog research ethics

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While working on this example I get a better idea what has do be changed in the ethics section and write on Twitter: “ wanted to use a section from the Methodology chapter to illustrate something else. This piece is from my dissertation. as an annotated view into the ethical issues I struggled with in my dissertation. Spring 2004.

On passion, imperfections, confessional writing and fears (re: dissertation goes to a printer)

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Finishing it to be evaluated by the PhD committee was tough, but it did not feel definite, since I knew I could change a few minor things. [This has been in drafts for a while, so don't be surprised with the date :)]. Following PhDs across the globe on Twitter helps to realise that the process and customs for a PhD differ between countries.

Blog networking study: establishing and maintaining relations via blogging

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While the study results do not provide data on changes in the frequency of interactions between bloggers when their relationships strengthen, they do indicate that those with stronger connections interact on multiple occasions, use different channels and communicate about personal issues as well as professional ones. Online. Euan ). 1973).

What pragmatists might want to know about blogging

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Here I outline the characteristics of weblogs that make them useful for one’s work and the changes in working practices that blogging might require. There is also a piece on facilitating weblog adoption, probably tomorrow]. Wondering how far it makes sense: would you show it to a colleague thinking about starting blogging? Having fun.

Reusable water bottle as a conference give-away

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I changed into reusing plastic bottles after I’ve got BuiltNY neoprene bottle case that snaps to my backpack. Just posted this as a suggestion for Reboot , but thought it could be relevant for any event: Last year it was sad to see so many plastic water bottles floating around the building and then going to the trash. Related posts.

When Context Transcends Change Management

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What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? That hurts.

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Systems Change Funding

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Wondering how grantmaking can be more systemic and transformative? A great Systems Grantmaking Resource Guide helps answer that question.

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