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Unselfish Self Promotion

Posted by on Apr 3, 2012 in Conversations from the Edge | 2 comments

Conversations from the Edge is a series of raw, honest and candid dialogues about education’s shifting learning landscape. Hosted by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, Will Richardson and our Advisory Board. The following was cross posted from 21st Century Collaborative.com This post has been percolating for awhile. I never wrote it because I felt I couldn’t do it justice. That the idea was too important to not express it clearly....

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Authorship and iAuthorship

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in Conversations from the Edge | 22 comments

Apple’s mega announcement of their new iTunes U courses and, more interesting to me, their new iBooks Author app has many of us thinking anew about the state of textbooks and informal learning and openness and a whole bunch of other things. It’s been interesting to watch the “debates” on Twitter (and elsewhere) between those in the “Oooo shiny” camp and those in the “Apple doesn’t get it”...

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Dream School (Con’t)

Posted by on May 4, 2011 in Conversations from the Edge | 1 comment

Conversations from the Edge is a series of raw, honest and candid dialogues about education’s shifting learning landscape. Hosted by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Will Richardson. Dear Sheryl, As always, you have me thinking. The idea of a “virtual” school built on the self-learning concepts of the Independent Project within a real school is intriguing to me on a number of levels, not the least of which is the marriage of...

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Dream School

Posted by on Apr 11, 2011 in Conversations from the Edge | 8 comments

Conversations from the Edge is a series of raw, honest and candid dialogues about education’s shifting learning landscape. Hosted by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Will Richardson. Dear Will, You know better than anyone that I am an optimist. I truly do see possibilities more than problems. Well, I woke up this morning feeling empty. I woke up grieving for children. I blame it on a dream I had. A dream about unhappy students, hundreds...

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