introduction

Our first deceptively simple first challenge was to Unmake an Introduction. The idea was to do more than simply introduce ourselves, but to explore and challenge the idea of identity and how context influences the ways we identify ourselves. More than that we were charged to explore how these identities come with built in boundaries that can include or exclude others as well as help us make...
The last time I joined a learning community, it was the Connected Learning MOOC and I felt welcomed and guided. In fact, one of the organizers pointed me to Digital Is and here I am. In the past several months, I've discovered how important acceptance and encouragement are in fostering participation. For someone new, the key is trust. I'm learning how my students will feel when I send them to...