Poles

Spotlight on earth’s two poles – Antarctica and the Arctic. Also see: polar Embedded Tweets I very much like that ”Arctic” and “Antarctic” mean “beary” and “so not beary”, which is totally accurate but purely by coincidence. pic.twitter.com/bdkdpQO9Hr — Mike Dickison (@adzebill) March 2, 2017 Wikipedia Polar_regions_of_Earth North_Pole South_Pole Planeta.com Arctic Antarctica Permafrost

Making the most of the #YearOfOpen

2017 was the Year of Open. Hands up, please for those who know what this means. Everyone else, please check out the oeconsortium and yearofopen.org Hashtag: #YearOfOpen Also see: open The #YearOfOpen celebrated three anniversaries: ​2002 – 15 years ago the term “Open Educational Resources” was created, the Budapest Open Access Initiative was launched and the first Creative Commons licenses debuted 2007 – 10 years ago …

Slovenia Hosts 2nd World Open Educational Resources Congress

Photo: Michael Matti, Ljubljana Slovenia – UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia, in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), and with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, are organizing the 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress in Ljubljana, September 18-20, 2017. Hashtag: #OERcongress The 2nd World Open Educational Resources Congress will bring …

Sharing Cultures on the Social Web

Photo: Mantis, Downtown 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 …

Indigenous Peoples Week Questions

Poster: #IPW7 Planeta.com’s seventh annual celebration of social web storytelling about Indigenous peoples and tourism around the world — Indigenous Peoples Week takes place August 7-13 (Monday-Sunday). Some of the questions we are asking: What is the status of Indigenous tourism in 2017? Spanish: ¿Cuál es la situación del turismo indígena en 2017? Portuguese: Qual é o status do turismo indígena em 2017? German: Was ist …

Native Innovation Conference 2017

Photo: Native Innovation 2015 June 22-23 Native Innovation hosted its 5th annual technology event for educators at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort outside of the Flagstaff, Arizona. Planeta.com used the social web to connect teachers around the world and make the technology – devices, apps and platforms – make sense. Key Links http://nativeinnovation.com/2017-educational-technology-conference Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1251129311620114 Twitter: https://twitter.com/NativeInnovate Hashtag: …

Curiosity

Buzzwords Curiosity = The desire to learn about anything; inquisitiveness Also see: engagement Translating: Curiosity Estonian: Uudishimu German: Neugierig Spanish: Curiosidad Swedish: Nyfikenhet Planeta.com When Mars Was Like Earth: Five Years of Exploration with the Curiosity Rover

Open: Philosophy and Practices Revolutionizing Education and Science

Recommended Reading for Open Education Week 2017: Open: Philosophy and Practices Revolutionizing Education and Science (Ubiquity Press, 2017) Twitter Shoutout: @thatpsychprof  @biswasdiener @ubiquitypress @cgreen Excerpts Governments and other funding entities that wish to maximize the impacts of their education investments are moving toward open education licensing policies. National, provincial/state governments, and education systems all play a critical role in setting …

Open Education Week 2017

Poster March 27-31 Open Education Week – @openeducationwk #openeducationwk Sustainable, responsible, conscious, eco travel ought to be at the center of a worldwide revolution. But to be effective, we need to learn how to make the most of the movement toward open education and open access. Open Education Week – https://www.openeducationweek.org – takes place March 27-31. Events …