education in the future tense

CategoryDigPed 2017

Stories of teaching and change, part 1

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We’re one day into the DPL conference in Vancouver. In my writing track we’ve already created a collaborative poem about teaching, talked about audiences and challenged our assumptions about what is good writing. Inspired by our homework yesterday (to write a short story about teaching) and the poem, I decided to ask some colleagues and friends for their teaching stories. As I thought about how...

Reflection on day 1 at DPL Vancouver

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Our introductory session in the “Open” group focused on the use and creation of open educational resources (OERs), as well as current economic pressures surrounding higher education. I had previously thought that OERs were essentially free, online textbooks — similar in form and content to more traditionally published textbooks. This morning’s session clued me in to more...

Is there room for creativity and sharing in a professional preparation program?

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I help prepare principals and superintendents. Like other educational leadership programs across the country, my program is supposed to prepare teachers and administrators to take on new leadership roles. Students come to us with expectations that they will learn how to be successful in new, usually very challenging, administrative positions. Sometimes we do that well, sometimes we don’t. One of...

A Mission of Fellowship

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Connecting & Collaborating with the Digital Pedagogy Lab Co-authored by Brad Hinson (ThinqStudio PI), Remi Kalir (Co-PI), Pamela Laird (Co-PI), and Michael Zinser (Co-PI). “Critical Digital Pedagogy demands that open and networked educational environments must not be merely repositories of content. They must be platforms for engaging students and teachers as full agents of their own...

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