Tell us about your day…with your feet! (tdc26)

Tell us about your day…with your feet! (tdc26)

I got up, as usual this morning, at the break of day with my son, Julian.  I realized that what with having my teaching observed twice this week before my …

Big and little Batman (tdc22)

Big and little Batman (tdc22)

This photo was my response to the January 30 tdc:  Take a photo of two related objects of drastically different sizes. It was late.  I looked around for inspiration, mainly …

Keyed up! (tdc017)

Keyed up! (tdc017)

This was the first Daily Create I did for ds106: I thought this was a great way to introduce ourselves to others in the ds106 community, and a nice alternative …

Mission 2012:  Turn up the volume, dance, connect, and pass it on!

Mission 2012: Turn up the volume, dance, connect, and pass it on!

2011 was one of the most depressing years we have known as a planet.  I don’t need to rattle off the items on this list for you.  Why twist the …

Becoming an Anonymous Extraordinary:  The Should-Be Goal of Education

Becoming an Anonymous Extraordinary: The Should-Be Goal of Education

Last night, my friend, colleague, and former Dean of Education, Gerry Porter, shared on Facebook this TedXTeen talk in which an amazing young woman, Ms. Natalie Warne, relates her story …

STOP INTERNET CENSORSHIP:  ACT NOW!

STOP INTERNET CENSORSHIP: ACT NOW!

Watch this, and pass it on.  PLEASE!!! PROTECT IP Act Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo.

Part I — “Education is political”: The people and the polis

Part I — “Education is political”: The people and the polis

All education is political, writes critical pedagogy advocate Ira Shor in his book, Empowering Education. He goes on to explain what he means by this:  that whether school curricula explicitly help kids to better …

New York education’s (scary) future through Tennessee’s crystal ball

As you may or may not know, the new APPR (Annual Professional Performance Review) requirements that have teachers freaking out these days — that base teachers’ job security and pay …
Occupy Wall Street:  What does education have to do with it?

Occupy Wall Street: What does education have to do with it?

This testimonial from Professor Sean O. Murphy (Occupy Oklahoma City, OKC) answers this question with eloquence. Regardless of our disciplinary loyalties, educators help students make sense of the world and …

Race, Representation, and #Occupywallstreet

Race, Representation, and #Occupywallstreet

If the goal of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is to take back the nation by getting Wall Street out of Washington, including the voices of those Americans most affected by …



Topics I cover



Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


diigo education pioneer