REVIEW: The Connected Educator

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license The Connected Educator, by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Lani Ritter Hall, provides a thorough introduction to becoming more connected. Through a mixture of anecdotes, elaborations and questions, the authors invite those wishing to adapt their practice for a participatory culture made possible by Web 2.0. Although technology plays its …

Coding, Literacy and the 21st Century

A response to Greg Miller flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license In a recent post, reflecting on a day spent with Code Club Australia, Greg Miller posed the question: Is coding the ’21st Century writing’? I have spent some time trying to gather my thoughts about this, however …

Read, Think, Participate

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license A Response to Participatory Culture in a Networked Era I recently picked up Jenkins, Ito and boyd’s Participatory Culture in a Networked Era again. I initially started during #DigiWriMo, but as is often the case, I got distracted. However, I picked it up …

Are You CC Certified?

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Alan Levine recently put out the request for different perspectives around the idea of a Creative Commons Certification. The idea was to simply create a quick video or recording. Sadly, spontaneity is not always my strength, so here is my belated response …

Can You Share the Link, Please

An open plea for people to share flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license As I ponder and reflect on another DigiCon Conference, I was astounded by the lack of sharing. Very few people seemed to publish their resources for their sessions. I am not sure if people were sharing in …