I was so glad I tuned into a Virtually Connecting session this week from the Digital Pedagogy Institute at UMW on Inclusive Globally Networked Learning (all materials including the video link are there). This session was led by three educators from three different (non US) countries - Maha Bali from ...

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The first message I saw today was from my ex-wife with the sad news that her grandmother passed away at age 104. To call "Grandma Pat" feisty was an understatement; I would not have been surprised if she lived to 204. It got me thinking and looking through my old web ...

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Like others, in terms of wandering/exploring the web, I often use the expression of being lost "down the rabbit hole"- An Alice in Wonderland phrase. But maybe, a gopher hole is more appropriate, given one of the earlier internet hypertext spaces, one I explored before the web came around. In a ...

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I spent maybe another hour last night adding a few more minutes of audio recorded with my grandmother in 1994 to TapeWrite. I added a bit of introduction to the recording. This follows my description of the series My Grandmother's Stories, from Audio Tape to TapeWrite and Episode 1: Growing ...

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Let me start this by saying very clearly that I have been sporadically publishing on medium.com for more than two years; there are some things I really like about the platform, a clean layout, ability to go big with photos, the in-content editing experience, in-content commenting. They took away one ...

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It did not take long to finish the last 44.2% of Paolo Bacigalupi's The Water Knife I blogged abut two days ago. It definitely picked up in excitement like the rush of a flood over the rocks of a desert arroyo. I'm not going to talk much about the second half, ...

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Like a small stubborn, unique, old fashioned house surrounded by modern monolithic mega modern glass and steel structures, the Domain of Ones Own project started at the University of Mary Washington stands out as one hope amongst Educational Technology's adoration of mega scale, management, analytics, automation, and tall tall towers ...

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I'm reading along side Bryan Alexander and others in his "near-future" science fiction reading "club" (is it a club? a group?). What does one do in a reading group? I guess you read! Outlining the reasons for joining along and the braided stream of connections to his choice of Paolo Bacigalupi's ...

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Next week will mark 4 months since I have adopted you, Felix. Is life now good for you? It is for me. Do you remember last weekend when we went to Flagstaff, and saw all those dogs at the Rescue Roundup? That lady I talked to for a while at the end recognized ...

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