Category: #walkmyworld

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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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Documenting Work on the Backstage

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Creative Commons licensed ( BY-ND ) flickr photo shared by iTux[/caption] I steal from Alan Levine quite often. I am most proud of hauling away a backstage blog from an open course he co-facilitated as part of #YouShow15. Then yesterday during #tjc15 folks started asking me about the role of having a…
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#Walkmyworld Super Jerry: A Tale by Ben and John

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] cc licensed ( BY-ND ) flickr photo shared by Macro-roni[/caption] If I think about real life heroes pre-school teachers come right to mind. Think about it. These fearless warriors take twenty or more kids all day while we shuffle off to work. Armed with passion, possibilities and wipes, They are then…
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How to Teach Poetry with Images Part III

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by takomabibelot[/caption] This is the third installment on "How to Teach Poetry with Images." For the first installment click here and for the second click here. As a refresher my brother, a TESOL teacher in TX, asked about teaching figurative and connotative language.…
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Mirror into the Future: My History as a Webmaker

  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="409"] Hackasaurus. CC BY-SA Mozilla Foundation.[/caption] It began with a dinosaur. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] cc licensed ( BY-NC ) flickr photo shared by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center[/caption] As part of #walkmyworld we were asked to consider our mirrors. I am going to try to keep hacking at Palindrome Poems…
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Dreaming of Memories and Futures: Happy Birthday Bobby

[caption id="attachment_1520" align="aligncenter" width="640"] CC-BY-NC Ken Slade. Mockingbird. Flickr[/caption] For this walk I share a birthday present for my nephew. I often find myself dreaming of Baby Bobby. In both waking and sleeping hours we all keep him close.   We look for his grace in the small corners of our lives. It might be…
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How to Teach Poetry with Images (Part II)

I got a text message from my brother the other day. He had read the first post in teaching poetry with images series as his students test scores came in. Overall he said the scores were  good but students struggled in the area of figurative language. Did I mention he teaches primarily bilingual students? We…