Tag Archives: PLENK

The Transparent Toaster: The Formal/Informal Learning Dilemma Heats Up

You take something that is creative and open-ended – quests, videos, blog posts, play – and because it needs to be measured, participants are given common and clearly defined ‘objectives’ to aim for. And steadily and surely the fun and … Continue reading

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Real Need — Virtual Solution

I’m usually so high after a great class that I’m can’t sleep. A huge part of my resistance to taking the “Teaching Through Literature with Young Adults” graduate course online was selfishly not wanting to lose my weekly fixes but … Continue reading

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PLUperfect Tense

In an act of me-centeredness, I’m expanding my PLE to a PLU (Personal Learning Universe). I thought of this as I worked seeding grass today and trudged 50 times past the “100-year” stone wall that I built.  I was so … Continue reading

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