#IAmACuriousBeing

#IAmACuriousBeing

What a remarkable treasure to be able to hear Paulo Freire talk about his own thinking, curiosity, and teaching in the video  Paulo Freire: An Incredible…

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Dream Learning

Dream Learning

I dream about learning constantly. I dream at night about my own learning: finding my way, getting out of situations or trouble, helping others, finding…

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Becoming "Real"

Becoming “Real”

There are few things in life that confound me more than humans choosing to do something – often repetitively – when they know the outcome…

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Practice Makes Permanent

Practice Makes Permanent

I think we’re each a product of the culture we were raised within. This isn’t really a stretch. Of course, it’s true. But how many…

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Thoughts on Why Lecture is Obsolete: and why gamification may turn education on its head

Thoughts on Why Lecture is Obsolete: and why gamification may turn education on its head

I think that the cultural relationship we have to ‘school’ and ‘lecture’ are the largest contributing factor to why lectures persist as a teaching method,…

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Do Not Go Gently Into Your Fields ...

Do Not Go Gently Into Your Fields …

I think I said this in class one night: adults often don’t know what they’re doing as well as you think they do. We make…

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Open Pedagogy and Education

Open Pedagogy and Education

So, down the rabbit hole I went … And came out within this new (to me) field of Open Pedagogy/Education! I haven’t even tapped the…

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The Confrontational Lessons of Society by Tim Wise - And What it Means in These Times

The Confrontational Lessons of Society by Tim Wise – And What it Means in These Times

Tim Wise is an agitator.  That’s not an exaggeration or a negative description. I think he would agree.  He wants to agitate and confront and…

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What's Technology Doing for Students in Higher Ed?

What’s Technology Doing for Students in Higher Ed?

I read the text very differently than you did and think it is worth noting a couple of things. First, the Professor, Ashok Goel teaches…

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