Who Would Be In Your Creative Council?

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license In a post exploring the challenge of gathering different perspectives, Tom Barrett spoke about Thomas Edison’s practise of convening a creative council. A group of people who allowed Edison to ‘cast widely’ in order to accelerate creative connections.  Reflecting on this, Barrett poses…

A Guide to Following Blogs

flickr photo shared by Oblong under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license One of the challenges with blogs is how to follow. Although you could simply ‘check in’ regularly, this is not only frustrating, but also a little tedious. Another way is to follow via links post through social media and other outlets. This…

Caring – A Practical Guide

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license So the #Rhizo15 challenge has been set, build a learning artefact for the practical rhizomatic guide. What to make of it? I initially wondered about a Thinglink with a whole heap fork-able fun. However, I then thought instead of sending people elsewhere to something…

#makeschoolsdifferent

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license I have seen Scott McLeod’s #makeschoolsdifferent meme gradually spread over the last few months. It has been interesting reading the different ideas that people suggest. Even though I had been challenged, I didn’t feel the need to respond. When Steve Brophy tagged me…

The Impact of My Teachers

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license With Rhizo15 in full swing, I have been reflecting a lot about my own education and the place of the teachers in my growth and development. By focusing on subjectives and the myth of content, people and interaction seem to be all that…

Feedback, Content and People

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license I have not participated in #Rhizo15 as much as I would have liked to. However, I have definitely dwelled on the various topics. Although a little belated, this is something of a response to Dave Cormier’s wondering about the myth of content. As…