Haverford College

Elsewhere on the Web Haverford College https://www.haverford.edu About Haverford Facts and Stats https://www.facebook.com/haverfordcollege https://www.youtube.com/user/haverfordedu Spotlight Dizhsa Nabani Twitter https://twitter.com/haverfordedu Tweets by haverfordedu Embedded Tweets "Words lead to stories which lead to other stories." Yesterday at @haverfordedu, Moisés Garcías de Guzmán, representing @cetis124 @CETISTLACOLULA, shared about the Voces del Valle project and other collaborations with linguists. …

Lifelong Learning

Buzzwords Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability. – Wikipedia Quotes Mai i te Kōpae ki te Urupa, tātou ako tonu ai. From the …

Upgrade

Verbs Upgrade = To raise (something) to a higher standard Upgrade your world by making the most of old-school allies and the expanding universe of the social web This presentation shows how the messages of environmental conservation and responsible / conscious / local travel is told using hi-tech and lo-fi communication. Engage! Comments are welcome …

Open Educational Resources

Buzzwords What is OER? From Creative Commons: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation “OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming …

North House Folk School

Favorites North House Folk School – https://northhouse.org – is a small educational non-profit on the shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. The school fosters a non-competitive learning environment devoted to teaching traditional northern craft and offers more than 350 courses year round in everything from timber framing to woodworking to boatbuilding to caning …

Outdoor Classroom

Buzzwords Outdoor Classroom = Instruction outside Request Examples please of smartphones and tablets in the Outdoor Classroom Examples please of technology-free learning in the Outdoor Classroom Examples please of blended learning in the Outdoor Classroom Headlines ‘Students can sit in a forest on their iPad’: outdoor school plan grows roots – The Age Recommended Listening …

Sharing Cultures on the Social Web

Photo: Mantis, Las Vegas Planeta.com’s director Ron Mader presented four workshop sessions under the rubric of Sharing Cultures on the Social Web, introducing examples from around the world of cultural conservation using the social web at the Native Innovation Educational Technology Conference (June 2017). What does the title allude? Sharing in terms of generosity and in terms of the …

#TeachersLeading

Today in Las Vegas … the 2018 National Teacher Leadership Conference: Teaching Tomorrow’s Leaders, hosted by the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) and Voya. Hashtag: #TeachersLeading Key Links http://www.nnstoy.org/2018-national-teacher-leadership-conference-teaching-tomorrows-leaders Questions Are there live and recorded videos? Are any of the presentations available online? What are the local community connections? National Network …

Caning

Prisma Filter: Cane Chair Chair caning = the craft of applying rattan cane or rattan peel to a piece of furniture such as the backs or seats of chairs Elsewhere on the Web https://www.wickerwoman.com https://www.instagram.com/the_wicker_woman https://northhouse.org/instructors/cathryn-peters English-Spanish Vocabulary Cane = Bejuco Recent Class Traditional Seat Caning For the Vintage Chair Bring your worn-out​ ​cane seat …

Open

Photo: Martin Heigan, When it rains in Africa Open = Allowing access, passage or a view Now is the time to be more open. With most crisis created by secretive information becoming public, we advocate making as much information public and transparent as possible – starting with tourism and conservation info. Not everything has to …