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 Catherine Peters, aka the Wicker Woman https://www.wickerwoman.com https://www.instagram.com/the_wicker_woman https://twitter.com/WickerWoman https://northhouse.org/instructors/cathryn-peters English-Spanish Vocabulary Cane = Bejuco Recent Class Traditional Seat Caning For the Vintage Chair Bring your …

Academic research is publicly funded — why isn’t it publicly available?

Screenshot Academic research is publicly funded — why isn’t it publicly available? Erica Stone advocates for a new, open-access relationship between the public and scholars, making the case that academics should publish in more accessible media. “A functioning democracy requires that the public be well-educated and well-informed,” Stone says. “Instead of research happening behind paywalls …

The Ethnographic Case

Photo: Anthropology Museum An exciting announcement for anthropology and open access fans — the availability of the The Ethnographic Case edited by Emily Yates-Doerr (@eyatesd) and Christine Labuski (@MsLabuski). Hashtag: #EthnoCase The book is available from open-access press, Mattering Press (@matteringpress). The book originally started as a Somatosphere title. As an open access book, text …

Helping Kids Thrive in City Parks

Photo: Wetlands Park On March 8 Salzburg Global Seminar livestreamed a panel discussion about creating equitable nature access for children in cities across the world. The event was presented in partnership with the Children and Nature Network and National League of Cities who collaborate on the U.S.-based initiative called Cities Connecting Children to Nature, which …

Open Education Week 2018

Poster Open Education Week 2018 – https://www.openeducationweek.org – takes place March 5-9. Hashtags: #openeducationwk, #oaweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @oeconsortium @OERCommons Background Some background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education can help people …

Teachers

Photo Teacher = a person who teaches, especially in a school Headlines https://hbr.org/2018/06/when-did-the-u-s-stop-seeing-teachers-as-professionals http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-arizona-teachers-20180503-story.html Planeta.com Teachers’ Day https://planeta.com/teach-the-teachers Education

Tree Blindness

Buzzwords Tree Blindness = Ignorance of trees Translating: Tree Blindness Ceguera de los árboles = Ignorancia de los árboles Embedded Tweets Can anyone identify the tree and the bird song? #slowadventures #treeblindness pic.twitter.com/gJy4HyBCbe — Ron Mader (@ronmader) October 3, 2017 Aerated. Today at the dog park. Can you name the trees? #treeblindness #slowadventures #dogs pic.twitter.com/qnbYKxuwG8 …

Native Innovation

Photo Native Innovation is a Native American and Veteran owned, full service network management company serving the southwestern United States. “We provide enterprise network services to corporate, educational, government, and medical customers. With a variety of support options, from pay-per-incident to annual maintenance agreements, you’ll be sure to find a solution that fits your budget. …