The Forge and Factory of Thought
(Digital Storytelling 106)
Even though I am busy finishing up teaching a full semester of 4 English courses, I find spare time to participate in my #DS106 daily creates, the recently hatched collabogiffing storytelling project and the very new #GifaChrome and #GlitchaChrome labs.…
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What are some of the conditions that UBC would need to consider in order to offer a flexible learning pathways program?
This is a list of potential stages, programs and changes that UBC could investigate when considering integrating informal and formal learning pathways:
Current attitudes about open flexible learning pathways – where do they fit in?
We have to trust each other in order to create authentic learning pathways…..
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Part of the research process to discover current trends in open badges included asking k12 institutions, consultants, industry leaders, community associations and higher education leaders where learning pathways could “fit” in the system.…
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High School Programs – Integration of credit for Formal and Informal Learning
By creating blended courses based on an interdisciplinary approach, the New Tech Network is a non-profit organization that supports school in the US and in Australia.…
Learning comes in pieces – waiting to be attached and connected in all means, shapes and sizes……
2) What are the Benefits of Flexible Learning Pathways?
High School Student:
Susan is attending a High School in Nelson, BC. Susan is interested in science and passionate about art and design.…
Flexible Learning Pathways for UBC : integrating Formal and Informal Learning
MET- UBC – ETEC 580 – Final Project
Rather than thinking of public education as a burden that schools must shoulder on their own, what would it mean to think of public education as a responsibility of a more distributed network of people and institutions?…what would it mean to enlist help in this endeavour from an engaged and diverse set of publics that are broader than what we traditionally think of as educational and civic institutions?…
I have spent the last six months working on a final project for my Masters in Educational Technology Degree with the University of British Columbia.
The goal was to figure out -what I am passionate about as an educator, parent and person?…
Agency is the third principle of complexity that both Taborga and Lawrimore discuss. To my mind, agency is a complementary concept of feedback, or organizational recursion, that I explored in my last post. What is the use of a feedback loop if an agent has no choice in response to the feedback?… Continue reading
Hannah and Sophie in Year 7 created this stop motion video to demonstrate that the angles in a quadrilateral add up to 360 degrees.
Angles in Quadrilaterals (best viewed on an iPad)…
Wow, Karen! That's some final assignment! Love it!
And the poem is beautiful. "I make sense of these" sounds like something out of Leaves of Grass. The ending is, of course, Dickinsonian.
Thank you for including my image into This.… Continue reading