Author: Greg McVerry

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#WalkMyWorld: Where you have been, where you are, and where you are going.

I wonder, "Does where you are, and where you will you go all depend on where you begin?" [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] flickr photo shared by zeitfaenger.at under a Creative Commons ( BY ) license[/caption] Another year of #WalkMyWorld and we have decided to push ourselves even further. This is always a special time for…
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Open Learning and Leadership in #Walkmyworld

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] flickr photo shared by lucas.leite under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-ND ) license[/caption] I think that leadership may be mostly a commitment to the constant mediation and care required by love, that place where both individuality and relationship must assert themselves and somehow walk and dance together. Gardner Cambpell I have…
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In Search of Ikigai: Meaning Making as Culture

Meaning making is  not as a cultural process but  culture itself. flickr photo shared by Vegar S Hansen Photography under a Creative Commons ( BY-ND ) license In fact this lesson just keeps coming back to me. Recently I catch glances of it in how my own perspectives  and worldviews influence the meaning I encode…
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Counting What Matters: A Semester with Thimble

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] flickr photo shared by Therese Tjernström under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license[/caption] The end of the semester, unlike the winter weather,  has rolled on in. Similar to meteorologists we teachers  have to use tools to gather data and make predictions. On their own these readings do not describe much.…
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#lra15 Maker stuff and spaces with some literacy stuff

Ian O'Byrne: We need to open up publishing by connecting to the #indieweb   Christina Cantrill Has playdough, pipecleaners, and rubber bands for us to make and play   Amy Stornaiuolo Phil Nichols< Phil then moves into finding publics as a part of making There are different ways to finding publics. The more authentic the…
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What You Call Self Plagiarism I Call Syndication

flickr photo shared by redspotted under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license Just as researchers do not present the work of others as their own (plagiarism), they do not present their own previously published work as new scholarship (self-plagiarism)-APA Manual Who is best served by our policies of self-plagiarism? Is it the scholars who…
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An English Only Web is Not an Open Web. #TeachTheWeb in Your Tongue.

flickr photo shared by jsdilag under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-ND ) license To help fuel  the next wave of open we must recognize that cultural hegemony threatens the web as much as any content silo or data surveillance programs. When languages are lost cultures are silenced. As part of our  mission of keeping the Web…
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Reflecting on #MyMozFest

I learn so much by volunteering my time as a teacher for Mozilla. This year I attended my first #MozFest.  As a participation leader I want to help my team. We want to get you more involved as a contributor to Mozilla. flickr photo shared by mozillaeu under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license…