Your Name and Title: monika hardy, unlikely spokesperson
School or Organization Name: TSD Innovation Lab, et al
Co-Presenter Name(s): Jodhbir Singh, Amy/Everett Lewark, Cristian, Peter, Sierra, Thomas Steele Maley, Roberto Greco, Carol Black, Mary Ann Reilly, ..
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: mainly united states, Israel, India
Language in Which You Will Present: mainly english
Target Audience(s): Anyone seeking social change through a redefinition of school or education.
Short Session Description (one line):
We are questioning and redefining what success/school means to a culture, what it means to be human and alive..
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
All of the presenters listed maintain global PLN's, have initiated multi-sited learning initiatives and see the innovation lab as a catalyst for leveraging critical world networks of learning exchange.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:
session trailer: session slidedeck:
I completely appreciate your suggestions and will offer the following as one of our collectives responses.
Most of the barriers to global learning collaboration are rooted in the structures of "schooling" and a prescribed vision of global homogenous learning. The innovation lab and our learning exchange collective vision learning in ubiquitous, multi-sited and indeed worldwide spaces that transcend traditional western driven schooling for internet and place based networked learning. Much as the decolonization process must happen in economic and political terms it also needs to happen in education.
All of the presenters listed maintain global PLN's, have initiated multi-sited learning initiatives and see the Innovation lab as a catalyst for leveraging critical world networks of learning exchange.
Thanks for this eye- or better sense(s) opening proposal!
As it is not apparent at the moment if this topic has been accepted, I would just like to express my interest and share my conviction that this contribution is needed here and will hopefully find its way in the conference program.
You need to elaborate on this IN your proposal. Let us know when you added this language to the original proposal and we'll be happy to review again. The deadline for submitting revisions is tomorrow at 5 PM CST.
ok.. let me know if that helps.