Coding vs communicating learning goals

Over the past weeks I’ve been spending my one or two hours a week refactoring the Learning Goals source-code, removing the shortcuts that I’d taken to get the initial prototype and replacing them with maintainable, well-tested code. But I’m always torn – should I be spending my time instead getting more involved in educational communities, . . . → Read More: Coding vs communicating learning goals

Learning, freedom and the web

Three days of passionate conversations with people who are excited to be exploring new sustainable models of education and learning-by-doing, forging the latest technologies with old and new ideas. That’s the best I can do to summarize my experience of the Mozilla Drumbeat Learning, freedom and the web festival in one sentence. It was unreal.

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Evaluation of Drumbeat learning, freedom and the web

As I had to run to catch a flight after the Learning, freedom and the web festival, I didn’t get a chance to hand in my evaluation form, so thought I’d post it here… (I will be posting later with my own summary of the festival too). I just hope I’m not too late to . . . → Read More: Evaluation of Drumbeat learning, freedom and the web

Pitching the learning goals project

I met up with a bunch of great people today to talk about creating a pitch for our projects. Based on the feedback from that discussion and another discussion at dinner, here’s my first attempt to pitch the Learning Goals project in 2 minutes…

I know I’m not good at this kind of thing, . . . → Read More: Pitching the learning goals project

Presenting at drumbeat

Click for the original photo by deimidis

Had an unreal time at the Drumbeat Learning, Freedom and the web festival yesterday – meeting lots of other people who are passionate about open learning and education, and had a chance to to present Learning goals – supporting self-paced, peer-2-peer learning (spot me in the crowd).

Click for the original photo by deimidis

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