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Interview With Nicole Mirra

Nicole Mirra is one of the authors of Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom, and was willing to do an interview with me for my Connected Learning badge. The following is a summation of what we talked about: “Connected learning should be part of the pedagogy,… Read More

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Not to be that guy,

But I’m going to be that guy. I’m going to talk about something that I’m already on board with. It’s the idea that playing is learning. At its simplest, the theory is that people become what they pretend to be. Cas Holman, in her Personal… Read More

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You call this Education?

Okay, so this post is related to my teacher as connected learner badge, but it is “extra-curricular,” in that I’m writing it because it must be said. A caveat before I begin: I  believe in an education that teaches some subjects broadly, things like mathematics,… Read More

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Art? LOL

This morning’s Morning Pages prompt comes from Kendra, Ronnie, Savannah, and Alice: “..Something strikes you when you move to America and travel around the world: Every education system on Earth has the same hierarchy of subjects. Every one. Doesn’t matter where you go. You’d think… Read More