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education

Teaching, Learning–and Studying: The Road Less Traveled.

A book review on Repubblica.it reminds me of a singular issue in the teaching & learning community: Studying, the road less traveled. In it, studying is compared to a sort of rebel passion. Studying is disappearing, writes Paola Mastrocola, author of the … Continue reading

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Talking about Learning Spaces with #edu646

I love my graduate class #edu646 (Design of Learning Environments), which I’m doing with a small number of great students. Yesterday’s class was intriguing since we had one student on a Hangout from NY, while the other two and myself  stayed … Continue reading

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A case of a lost tape, the Puerto Rico Connection podcast, and a lot of #care4sagrado from the Far East

Damn, Alan got there first, once again. We had forgotten all about that tape, but before everything went sour he recovered the recording from January 1st, and this time at last & at least I did some work on TapeWrite … Continue reading

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Trail Of Magic

Some time ago Seth Godin wrote a very concise and powerful post on the appreciation of the “trail of magic” a student produces in her career (from No direction home). Can you show me a history of generous, talented, extraordinary … Continue reading

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Writing (and Thinking and Blogging) across the curriculum

Every so often I hear of some initiative being supported by part of the faculty. The creation of a new Redaction Center. Redaction? Because students do not seem to master their own native language. Innovation? Do you think after 12 … Continue reading

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