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thinking through my own thinking

I did a data visualization cloud of all my blog posts, and barring “this,” “that” and “think,” my most prominent words were image, then human, then words (i’m ignoring “technology” for the moment). As I sit here looking back through…

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sleepless in st. louis

Hey everyone, I’m having some thoughts over here in St. Louis and thought I’d share. Last night I had drinks (is this okay to say?) with Doug Downs, who is my old mentor and was also one of the people…

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wikicomp

Hey everyone, I have been exploring the wikicomp and I think their discussion feature would maybe be an excellent way to communicate? It keeps track of your posts for you, monitors what others are saying, notifies when edits are made,…

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Sythesis on Papert and diSessa

The piece I was talking about: “Pulling Back the Curtain” by John Solomon. http://www.onthemedia.org/2007/may/25/pulling-back-the-curtain/   As I see it our conversation centered on failure, the 3 different pedagogical modes in play, and application of Logo-like learning now. We began with…

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Papert and material coding

I have an experimental idea for this blog post and I would love if all of you (or most of you) participated. After reading Papert, I kept thinking–I want to enact this–I want to feel this experience, and “feel” is exactly what…

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Not-so-curious find part III

This came through the WPA listerv from Bazerman just 5 minutes ago (see timestamp) and I thought it might be interesting to talk about–more to come on this later (after class, maybe). Bazerman talks: I would point to one useful…

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