Caning

Prisma Filter: Cane Chair Chair caning = the craft of applying rattan cane or rattan peel to a piece of furniture such as the backs or seats of chairs Catherine Peters, aka the Wicker Woman wickerwoman.com Instagram @WickerWoman northhouse.org/instructors/cathryn-peters Recent Class Traditional Seat Caning For the Vintage Chair Bring your worn-out​ ​cane seat chair to …

Academic research is publicly funded — why isn’t it publicly available?

Screenshot Academic research is publicly funded — why isn’t it publicly available? Erica Stone advocates for a new, open-access relationship between the public and scholars, making the case that academics should publish in more accessible media. “A functioning democracy requires that the public be well-educated and well-informed,” Stone says. “Instead of research happening behind paywalls …

The Ethnographic Case

Photo: Anthropology Museum An exciting announcement for anthropology and open access fans — the availability of the The Ethnographic Case edited by Emily Yates-Doerr (@eyatesd) and Christine Labuski (@MsLabuski). Hashtag: #EthnoCase The book is available from open-access press, Mattering Press (@matteringpress). The book originally started as a Somatosphere title. As an open access book, text …

Helping Kids Thrive in City Parks

Photo: Wetlands Park On March 8 Salzburg Global Seminar livestreamed a panel discussion about creating equitable nature access for children in cities across the world. The event was presented in partnership with the Children and Nature Network and National League of Cities who collaborate on the U.S.-based initiative called Cities Connecting Children to Nature, which …

Open Education Week 2018

Poster Open Education Week 2018 – https://www.openeducationweek.org – takes place March 5-9. Hashtags: #openeducationwk, #oaweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @oeconsortium @OERCommons Background Some background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education can help people …

Teachers

Photo Teacher = a person who teaches, especially in a school Headlines https://hbr.org/2018/06/when-did-the-u-s-stop-seeing-teachers-as-professionals http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-arizona-teachers-20180503-story.html Planeta.com Teachers’ Day Teach the teachers Education

Tree Blindness

Buzzwords Tree Blindness = Ignorance of trees Translating: Tree Blindness Ceguera de los árboles = Ignorancia de los árboles Embedded Tweets Opinion: Cure yourself of tree blindness https://t.co/RgxutwUmVB — The New York Times (@nytimes) August 27, 2017 To whomever is chalking names and descriptions of trees on the pavements across Walthamstow. I love you. This …

Native Innovation

Photo Native Innovation is a Native American and Veteran owned, full service network management company serving the southwestern United States. “We provide enterprise network services to corporate, educational, government, and medical customers. With a variety of support options, from pay-per-incident to annual maintenance agreements, you’ll be sure to find a solution that fits your budget. …

Education

Photo Education = The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction Embedded Tweets The problem is not people being uneducated.The problem is that people are educated just enough to believe what they have been taught, and not educated enough to question anything from what they have been taught. 🧠 pic.twitter.com/Ci3PRAWUno — Richard Feynman (@ProfFeynman) July …

Making the most of the #YearOfOpen

2017 was the Year of Open. Hands up, please for those who know what this means. Everyone else, please check out the oeconsortium and yearofopen.org Hashtag: #YearOfOpen Also see: open The #YearOfOpen celebrated three anniversaries: ​2002 – 15 years ago the term “Open Educational Resources” was created, the Budapest Open Access Initiative was launched and the first Creative Commons licenses debuted 2007 – 10 years ago …