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Media and the End of the World (The Podcast)

By |November 22nd, 2017|JMC|

Recently, Ralph Beliveau and I launched a podcast called Media and the End of the World. Podcasting is a medium I’ve wanted to delve into for awhile now and after a couple false starts trying to get one going, I’m really thankful Ralph asked me to join him in this endeavor. The format is fairly... Continue reading

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Defend Net Neutrality With One Code – 3-Step WordPress Guide

By |November 21st, 2017|cte, EdTech, Wordpress|

Statue of Liberty in front of a blue partly-cloudy sky.
Yet again, the free and open internet is facing extinction. Besides calling your representatives to stop this attack on our equal internet, you can help spread the word using your own website(s) and one line of code. This 3-step guide can help you setup a widget overlay on a WordPress site to drive traffic and calls […]

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Defend Net Neutrality With One Code – 3-Step WordPress Guide

By |November 21st, 2017|cte, EdTech, Wordpress|

Statue of Liberty in front of a blue partly-cloudy sky.
Yet again, the free and open internet is facing extinction. Besides calling your representatives to stop this attack on our equal internet, you can help spread the word using your own website(s) and one line of code. This 3-step guide can help you setup a widget overlay on a WordPress site to drive traffic and calls […]

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11 11 11 #postvember

By |November 11th, 2017|cte, EdTech|

Numbers counting to 11 on the side of a boat dock.
Daniel Lynds is posting “11 sentences everyday that take spatterings from things around [him]” during the month of November and I wanted to write one because I like the idea and it looked fun (what better day than 11/11?). I’m still pondering the fantastic/organic discussion we had during our reading group this week about cultural […]

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Online Reading Group Website & Reflection – Halfway Mark

By |November 3rd, 2017|cte, EdTech, GOBLIN, Wordpress|

Lady on top of mountain with backpacking gear.
The reading group I started a couple weeks back is underway and I’m having a blast. I’m facilitating a face-to-face cohort at my University as well as an online group (that you’re welcome to join!). We’re in the middle of What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning And Literacy by Dr. James Paul Gee […]

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Humanizing The Search Index – Becoming An Algorithm

By |October 26th, 2017|cte, EdTech, Wordpress|

Stream of water passing over rocks.
This week I created edufeeds.keeganslw.com, which uses a simple web app as a educational blog aggregator. It’s built in WordPress with plugins, and it’s a tool I’m planning to use in order to save time, energy, and stay updated with blogs I follow. In fact, I’m hoping to beat out Google in terms of tailored […]

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Online Reading Group Invitation – Games, Learning, & Literacy

By |October 20th, 2017|cte, EdTech|

Women reading a book. The image is slightly blurred.
If you’re interested in exploring games and learning over the next 4 weeks, I’m hosting a reading group. We’ll be reading What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning And Literacy by Dr. James Paul Gee. I’m excited about this book because, in it, Gee offers an accessible framework for contemplating teaching and learning. Also, I […]

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The Criticality of Open Platforms

By |October 16th, 2017|Conferences, Domain of Ones Own, OpenEd|

platform
Below is a somewhat summary of the talk I gave in conjunction with Amy Collier, Daniel Lynds, and Jim Luke at OpenEd17. The tl;dr is that I’m convinced that need to start publishing analyses of the open platforms we adopt in order to bring transparency to a number of metrics to include not just data... Continue reading

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A SAMR Model For Games & Learning – Some Thoughts

By |October 10th, 2017|cte, EdTech, GOBLIN|

Child playing with lego blocks.
An interesting idea came from a Twitter conversation between Cameron Malcher, Claire Seldon, and Steven Kolber (and more folks connected through Pete), but I needed more space to write about this than Twitter affords—what would a SAMR Model for Games & Learning look like? First, much like it does for technology tools, I feel SAMR itself can be used […]

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Croom: The Font

By |October 9th, 2017|Wordpress|

Yes, that’s right. I’ve now developed a typeface based on my handwriting. If you are looking for a very hastily written, chicken scratch type of font, may I suggest this option. I got this idea right before #Domains17. The great Bryan Mathers developed the poster and I had asked him for a high resolution copy... Continue reading

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