Play

Photo Play = Engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose QuotesPlay is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.– Fred Rogers Videos Misc Come and play. Planeta.com

One Room Schoolhouse

Buzzwords One Room Schoolhouse = Example from the USA, 1800s. In rural and small town schools, all of the students met in a single room. There, a single teacher taught academic basics to several grade levels of elementary-age children. Recommended listening: The power of tinkering Embedded Tweets MiscAre there ways to take the ethos of …

North House Folk School

Favorites One of our faves, the North House Folk School – northhouse.org – is a small educational non-profit on the shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. The school fosters a non-competitive learning environment devoted to teaching traditional northern craft and offers more than 350 courses year round in everything from timber framing to …

University of Texas at Austin

Photo: Nick Amoscato, University of Texas at Austin Spotlight on the University of Texas at Austin HeadlinesThe Eyes of Texas: Racist tradition or cornerstone of school spirit? – @thedailytexanUniversity of Texas Longhorn band won’t play “The Eyes of Texas” this weekend after some members say they’re unwilling Replacing ‘Eyes of Texas’ among changes requested by …

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. DefinitionsA museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open …

Remote Learning

Buzzwords Remote Learning = trainingindustry.com: Remote Learning occurs when the learner and instructor, or source of information, are separated by time and distance and therefore cannot meet in a traditional classroom setting. Headlines ‘Left Behind’ By Remote Learning The hell that is remote learning, explained in a comic Planeta

Upgrade

Verbs Upgrade = To raise (something) to a higher standard Upgrade your world by making the most of old-school allies and the expanding universe of the social web This presentation shows how the messages of environmental conservation and responsible / conscious / local travel is told using hi-tech and lo-fi communication. Engage! Comments are welcome …

Open

Photo: Always open Open = Allowing access, passage, or a view EssayWhat happens when always open is not even open anymore? 24/7 does not really mean seven days a week, 24 hours. This is the transition we are living through. Could this be the time to be more open? if not physically then informationally, copyrightable, …

Teachers

Photo Teacher = a person who teaches, especially in a school Headlineshttps://hbr.org/2018/06/when-did-the-u-s-stop-seeing-teachers-as-professionalshttp://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-arizona-teachers-20180503-story.html Planeta.com

Teachers’ Day

Photo: Big tree Translating: Teachers’ Day Spanish: Día del Maestro May 15 Mexico October 5 World Teachers Day History of May 15Mexico’s first Teachers’ Day was celebrated on May 15, 1918. There are 2 possible reasons for the choice of this date. Firstly, it is the date when the Mexican army, which supported President Benito …