gardening

What is connected learning? What does it look like in practice? As I participated in the National Writing Project's Making Learning Connected #clmooc and the Tar River Writing Project's Connected Learning Institute this summer I realized that the 2013 Legacy Garden project, and much of my teaching practice, is connected learning. My priorities as an educator have always centered upon creating a ...
The walled discussion board almost feels normal at this point. As a tool, I can understand the use of a discussion board as a community builder and idea incubator. I’m a fan of those concepts. I’m still calling wangdoodles when discussion boards are utilized for awkward or inauthentic purposes, but I can see their usefulness as an archive of correspondences for an online community. On SLA’s ...