If you want to be on the video portion, here is the link: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/hoaevent/AP36tYfHDGwKwNl2wMgGiijNr3VE_E3jeo5cry67HBOFmLP0ZNmMpw?authuser=0&hl=en-GB
This session is to support Project Join: The Online Communities of Practice work in Denver Public Schools.
Come and learn about how to use Hangouts, Hangouts on Air, and Face-To-Face events to support Online Communities of Practice.
The agenda/collaborative notes document for this day is here: http://bit.ly/dpscops7…
Getty Images announced yesterday that they would be making a large number of their images available for use free of charge as long as they are posted with Getty’s new embed feature. Using this feature allows you to embed non-watermarked pictures in your web pages and blog posts and provides attribution details and a link back to more information about the image on Getty’s website.…
These are some of my ramblings on various lively discussion board forums while engaged in Duke University’s xMOOC entitled “The History and Future of (Mostly) Higher Education” led by Dr. Cathy Davidson, co-founder of Hastac. I did not take the weekly quizzes which many participants were acing without watching the video lectures and where most of the right answers were choice (d) all of the above.…
Learning & Organizational Change graduate students in the thick of a class sponsored Twitter chat.
On Thursday, Feb. 27, my class of graduate students from the Master of Science in Learning & Organizational Change program at Northwestern University organized a Twitter chat to explore the following: What tactics have proved effective in seeding the adoption of social collaboration technology, considering the variety of organizational and work contexts out there.…
*Planning Doc:* http://bit.ly/shiftroundtable
This is going to be an amazing roundtable on how we are _Actually Shifting Practice_ using badges for Professional Learning. This is a follow up to our previous roundtable on Badges for Learning (http://bit.ly/badgesroundtable).
This roundtable will help to identify the ways in which we can use Outcome-based Badges (rather than badging for seat-time) to shift practice for teachers and leaders.…
…Are you there free-time? It’s me, Alyson.
I’ll figure out what’s next, dear readers, I promise.
So many new and exciting things have happened since I’ve blogged last. It’s all happened so quickly I haven’t had time to process it. I’m living in the moment of pure luck, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time. Continue reading
In this podcast episode I think through whether or not we are making upside down investments in develop curriculum and people within our schools and districts.
Just like if you are upside down in your house, you are paying more than it is worth, are we paying more than our curricular resources and own understanding of professional development can provide?…
I am a huge fan of learning from others, and I think one of the best ways to learn from #sxswedu is to look through all of the tweets. Unfortunately, they go by too fast to glean much of anything out of them other than people seem to be having a good time.…