Daily Habits

Steve Brophy has been digging into the art of deliberate habits lately, whether it be having a clear morning routine, 750 word and setting up his workspace to nullify distraction. During the recent episode of Design and Play he posed the question: What are the daily habits that you do as a learner? This got…

Getting Work Done

This post is in responses to the Edublogs Club prompt associated with classroom or office spaces. I am not sure I have that much to say in regards to the aesthetics of open planned working environment. However, I do have some thoughts on the digital spaces which I use to ‘get work done’. As I…

Fluency, Feedback and a Search for Authenticity with @TouchCastEDU

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Whether it be Peter DeWitt’s work associated with flipping meetings, Brad Gustafson’s #30SecondTake Podcast or Steve Brophy’s Digital Leaders reflections, TouchCast is¬†one of those apps that keeps popping up here and there. An iPad¬†application, it allows you to not only easily record,…

#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…

Breaking Out of the Bubble

creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-SA ) flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs This weeks topic for #youredustory is¬†how will¬†you grow the conversation so that we bring more people and perspectives along the journey? It is so¬†easy to get caught up on the argument about echo chambers and engaging with¬†a wider¬†audience. In an interview with the Ed…

Just Make – Documenting Play and Exploration in Robotics

creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-ND ) flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs I have been wondering for a while about all the hype around the¬†Reggio Emila¬†Approach, an early childhood program¬†that focuses on relationships, documentation, project work, personal expression and active listening. Initially my attention¬†was sparked by Dan Donahoo’s keynote for ICTEV13 Conference¬†and the notion of the…