What week of wonderful experiences this year at the Global Education Conference. Many thanks to Lucy, Steve, all the amazing volunteers, moderators, presenters & sponsors!
I shared my reflections on the conference in a post called How can they know? on the Cooperative Catalyst blog. I would love to hear what you got out of the conference and what ideas you have for next steps.
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Posted on November 18, 2011 at 8:43am — 2 Comments
Belief is powerful stuff.
As John Mayer writes in his song Belief:
"Belief is a beautiful armor
But makes for the heaviest sword
Like punching under water
You never can hit who you're trying for"
Because it is so powerful, belief in things like plans, ideologies and pedagogies can definitely cause collateral damage and unintended consequences. What…
Posted on November 17, 2011 at 5:01pm
I just attended the iEarn Adobe Youth Voices session - highlighting voices from US, Brazil, Romania, South Africa & Uganda. I think empowering kids to share their voices and ideas for changing the world is one of the most important things we can do for them.
It was so interesting to hear perspectives from other countries, especially somewhere like Romania…Continue
Posted on November 16, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment