Virtual Moleskin
Follow
Find
45 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Melanie Barker
onto Virtual Moleskin
Scoop.it!

Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

http://www.ted.com When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how t...
more...
No comment yet.
Virtual Moleskin
These are the little things that delight and inspire and sometimes make me feel uncomfortable.
Curated by Melanie Barker
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

The Rise of Writing Literacies, Implications for Libraries | DMLcentral

The Rise of Writing Literacies, Implications for Libraries | DMLcentral | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
The look of any library — school, academic, or public — is always dependent on local needs in a community, but the feature that has traditionally characterized all types of libraries is reading literacy and the tools and practices that support readers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Explore, Create, Share and Build: Hive NYC 2014 Road Map - Hive NYC

Explore, Create, Share and Build: Hive NYC 2014 Road Map - Hive NYC | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
Since this blog began back in 2011, the tagline “explore, create, share” has served as an organizing principle and rallying cry for Hive NYC. The phrase has become the shorthand for Hive’s collective efforts to develop a community of practice, reflection and exchange in which the transfer of learning and knowledge is valued and actively …
Melanie Barker's insight:

Mission and 2014 goals for NYC Hive. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

A Place of One's Own -- Online

A Place of One's Own -- Online | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
I've been writing in these pages about the intersection of technology and pedagogy at colleges of the liberal arts and sciences.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Breaking Up with Libraries | ninermac.net

Breaking Up with Libraries | ninermac.net | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

YOUmedia Name-dropped by Chance the Rapper

YOUmedia Name-dropped by Chance the Rapper | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
I recently downloaded the second mixtape - Acid Rap - from Chicago's up and coming Chance the Rapper. Listening to the track "Acid Rain," a line made my ears perk up: "And I'm still Mr. YOUmedia." ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

The Things We Talk Ourselves Out Of

The Things We Talk Ourselves Out Of | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Felipe Skroski So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long is he determined not to do it: and consequently, so long it is impossible ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Watching the Corners: On Future-Proofing Your Passion | 43 Folders

Watching the Corners: On Future-Proofing Your Passion | 43 Folders | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
On May 16, 2010, at 10:02 AM, "Xx" wrote: You mentioned you gave a talk at Rutgers about future proofing your passion. Is this available as a podcast? I'd love to listen! This poor kid emailed me to ask a really simple question.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Please Stop Spreading Manure : Stager-to-Go

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Hacking at Education: TED, Technology Entrepreneurship, Uncollege, and the Hole in the Wall

Hacking at Education: TED, Technology Entrepreneurship, Uncollege, and the Hole in the Wall | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

You Can Make What You Imagine : Hsing Wei at TEDxOrangeCoast

Hsing Wei is an interaction designer, convener, and tinkerist. She enjoys thinking about and developing technology-enriched experiences that solve problems, ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

We can do better than Shop Class

I really didn’t like shop class. Looking back, there’s so much that I could have enjoyed about it, but as a 7th grader in the early 90s I dreaded that room. It was school without readin...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Hard Things Are Still Hard

Hard Things Are Still Hard | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
Back to School Night is Thursday for our middle school. Makers started up in the spring last year, so it took me by surprise when I saw the schedule with a lovely 8 minute block carved out for our ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Interview with DTLT about Domain of One’s Own : neverthesameriver

Interview with DTLT about Domain of One’s Own : neverthesameriver | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it

#domainofonesown #ds106

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Hive Learning Network | Hive Learning Networks

Hive Learning Network | Hive Learning Networks | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Let's Stop Focusing on Shiny Gadgets and Start Using Tech to Empower People | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Let's Stop Focusing on Shiny Gadgets and Start Using Tech to Empower People | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
In the simple reframing from technology to empowerment of people, I believe there’s something everyone one of us -- whether designer, programmer, entrepreneur, investor, teacher, student, parent, or child -- can learn from Red.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

John Maeda: How art, technology and design inform creative leaders | Video on TED.com

John Maeda, President of the Rhode Island School of Design, delivers a funny and charming talk that spans a lifetime of work in art, design and technology, concluding with a picture of creative leadership in the future.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Is It Time to Rebuild & Retool Public Libraries and Make "TechShops"?

Is It Time to Rebuild & Retool Public Libraries and Make "TechShops"? | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
To me, public libraries — the availability of free education for all — represent the collective commitment of a community to their future. They symbolize what is most important, a commitment to edu...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

#teachtheweb: on becoming a webmaker ← Classroots.org

#teachtheweb: on becoming a webmaker ← Classroots.org | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Libraries: A Canvas for Creating Meaningful User Experience | UX Magazine

Libraries: A Canvas for Creating Meaningful User Experience | UX Magazine | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

#teachtheweb week 1: making as learning ← Classroots.org

#teachtheweb week 1: making as learning ← Classroots.org | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps) - Forbes

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps) - Forbes | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):             1.Go exploring. Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.             2.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

The Case for a Campus Makerspace

The Case for a Campus Makerspace | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Gary Stager: Strategies for Hands-On Learning

Gary Stager emphasizes the importance of hands-on learning and describes his own educational theories in this interview with Steve Hargadon.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

The Mom Stays in the Picture

The Mom Stays in the Picture | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it

Because some stories capture what it is to be a mom.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Melanie Barker
Scoop.it!

Making t-shaped people

Making t-shaped people | Virtual Moleskin | Scoop.it
“The product of design labs is designers.” —Andrew Carle I must admit, I found my conversations with Andrew Carle (@TieandJeans on twitter, and author of the TieandJeans blog) initially...
more...
No comment yet.