Coursera

Elsewhere on the Web Coursera – https://www.coursera.org – is an online learning platform that offers courses, specializations, and degrees. Examples https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being Wikipedia Coursera Planeta.com Education

Play

Photo Play = Engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose Quotes Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. – Fred Rogers Embedded Tweets School playground equipment in …

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. …

Indigenous Peoples Day

Photo: Caldo de Piedra We celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay In the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several decades. …

Alumni

Buzzwords Alumni = graduates or former students of a particular school, college, or university Examples https://alumni.iu.edu/membership/bicentennial-directory-faq/index.html https://www.facebook.com/groups/LLILASalumni Questions What sort of engagement to schools offer and do alumni want? Are directories of alumni available online to the public? Planeta.com Education Endorse Engagement

Learning

Photo: Open Space Technology, Estonia Learn to learn! Experiential learning allows us to build capacities beyond our imagination. Planeta.com Education Lifelong Learning Learning Notebook North House Folk School

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 …

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 …

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 …