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Knapping, reification and messy talk

Or: How language helps us make stuff, and objects help us communicate.

I’ve written before on constructivsm, or constructionism. http://markchilds.org/2015/02/11/2186/ In the previous post I’ve defined the distinction, one is only about the learning from making things, the other is about both learning through making and through the social activity around making things, but as I’ve now forgotten which is which, you’ll need to go back to that post to find the definition. 679 more words

Do I Really Have to Leave the House Today?

Ugh. I have such a hard time leaving the house on days like today. You know, the bitter effing cold, -23 temp, stay in your pj’s and drink coffee on the couch kinda days? 195 more words


Using a Powerful Online Collaboration Platform to Increase Productivity

As Enterprises continue to grow and expand, there are some important issues to consider:

  • Will workflows be effectively managed?
  • Will the staff on leave be able to access their work, anytime, anywhere…
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Online Collaboration

HitREcord and User-Generated Content

Digital communication has dramatically changed how we communicate and exchange information. New technologies increase social visibility, making it easier for people to establish social connections. However, while the internet has increased social visibility, it also increases their exposure to public criticism. 707 more words

Course Content

The Band I Left (Part VI)

Part VI – The Band I Left – I think the writing is on the wall.

Maybe the upside to this band is I could make myself the feature player.  307 more words


International Education and Resource Network (iEARN)

iEARN is a non-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 140 countries. iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. 16 more words

Teaching (and Learning) Resources

Supporting Faculty in Designing for Online Collaboration and Group Work - Sharing the PSTC Model :)

Collaboration and group work can be challenging, especially when it is done as part of an online course. I’ve been teaching online and using collaborative group projects since about 2006 and have learned a lot. 415 more words