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 …

One Room Schoolhouse

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Open in order to …. (2017)

Poster International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access and Open Education as the new default in scholarship and research. And in 2017 – the Year of Open – the celebration is held this week, October 23-29 with the theme: “Open in order to ….” Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenInOrderTo, #OpenAccessWeek This celebration takes place …

Native Innovation Conference 2017

Photo: Native Innovation 2015 June 22-23 Native Innovation hosted its 5th annual technology event for educators at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort outside of the Flagstaff, Arizona. Planeta.com used the social web to connect teachers around the world and make the technology – devices, apps and platforms – make sense. Key Links nativeinnovation.com/2017-educational-technology-conference Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1251129311620114 Twitter: https://twitter.com/NativeInnovate Hashtag: …

Darrick Baxter

Looking forward to meeting Darrick Baxter of Ogoki Learning (@ogoki) at this week’s Native Innovation Education Technology Conference. Here is his presentation, How Technology is Saving Native Tribe Languages, from TEDxWinnipeg: Quotes08:50 The next time you’re looking at your smartphone, why not download an app and learn how to speak in a new way? Key LinksHome …

Open: Philosophy and Practices Revolutionizing Education and Science (2017)

Recommended Reading for Open Education Week 2017: Open: Philosophy and Practices Revolutionizing Education and Science (Ubiquity Press, 2017) Twitter Shoutout: @thatpsychprof  @biswasdiener @ubiquitypress @cgreen Excerpts Governments and other funding entities that wish to maximize the impacts of their education investments are moving toward open education licensing policies. National, provincial/state governments, and education systems all play a critical role in setting …

Open Education Week 2017

Poster March 27-31 Open Education Week – @openeducationwk #openeducationwk Sustainable, responsible, conscious, eco travel ought to be at the center of a worldwide revolution. But to be effective, we need to learn how to make the most of the movement toward open education and open access. Open Education Week – https://www.openeducationweek.org – takes place March 27-31. Events …