"Messification" vs. "easification." As educators, we need to allow for more of the former. One way to do this, according to Terry Elliot, is to give students the room to play, particularly with the technology at their disposal. As teachers, we can give kids the space to create and make meaning, or not, without always feeling the need to suggest, scaffold, and get in the way.
So I started thinking about Make Cycle 6: Envisioning. Of course, I focused immediately on the impending school year. As I start to plan, I have a…
Terry Elliott's insight:
I love how Scott has two paths to envision--his path and what his students want the path to be. And it is all done in a remixable format with Popcorn so that his students and parents and others might remix it before school even starts. Very forward thinking. Stakeholder envisioning.
As the official #clmooc timeframe draws to a close, Kevin Hodgson attempts to visualize the ways that the mooc has influenced his practice. While admitting that this visual synthesis was difficult, he clearly articulates some goals for the coming year concerning connected learning. A solid attempt to envision the future in multiple mediums.
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