Category: #walkmyworld

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How to Use Images to Teach Poetry

In our fourth walk we were asked to consider our dawn. Learning is my dawn. Each bit of knowledge I share, steal, teach, or tag awakens a new day. So for my make this walk I am sharing what I hope to be a first in  a series (most series end after one possibly two…
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#Walkmyworld Learning Event Three Reflection

This week we asked you to represent your digital identities. This marked our first #walk beyond sharing a picture or making a connection. We asked you to start doing your identity work that went beyond participating and sharing on the web. Now we asked you to compose your identity.. [caption id="attachment_1460" align="aligncenter" width="531"] CC-BY. Jon…
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(re)Designing Digital Identities: Help Me Define Me

In the third learning event we were asked to reflect and represent our digital identities. I enjoy this focus on doing the identify work of teachers. It fits the metaphor we seek. [caption id="attachment_1456" align="aligncenter" width="640"] CC-BY-SA. Oakley Foxtrot. (2014). Identity. Flickr[/caption] Digital Citizenship I can't stand the term digital citizenship. It rings with a…
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#Walkmyworld You are the metaphor

For week three #walkmyworld returns to our our roots. We will explore metaphors of our identity using two texts: Identity by Julio Noboa Polanco and The Rose That Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur. Go ahead read these texts, annotate them and find the metaphors the poets used to explore the identities. Polanco Started it All (or RIP…
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#Walkmyworld: Your Knowledge is Our Community

Taking the First Step In the second walk we took together we asked you consider communities. First you shared a representation of yourself. An image of your identities. Yet the picture also tells a tale of with whom you travel. It affords us a peek into your communities. Since identities can never be extrapolated from…
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#Walkmyworld Learning Event Two:My Virtual High Fives

[caption id="attachment_1372" align="aligncenter" width="640"] CC BY-SA Holtsman, Maria. 36 High Five. Flickr.[/caption] Welcome to learning event two of #walkmyworld. AS we explore identities and how these get shaped by our online spaces. We want you to start and make virtual connections. Personal Learning Network I have an aversion to buzzwords in #edtech (especially when admin…
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Reflection from Learning Event One: Our First Walk

[caption id="attachment_1310" align="aligncenter" width="481"] A remix of 4 CC-BY SA images. Attribution Lost. Apologies[/caption] My #Walk Open learning and #connectedlearning reveal so many doors for new teachers. We are asking you to walk in each other world's and explore how your identities shift depending on what doors you walk through. Tools such as Twitter have…
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#Walkmyworld 2015 Connect before Content

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] GlynLowe.com CC BY SA 2.0. Family Walk. Flckr[/caption] Time to launch #walkmyworld. I can't believe I am hosting what by common definition we would call a MOOC. I make fun of MOOCs. I quit MOOCs. I DON'T facilitate MOOCs. #Walkmyworld is different. It's an Accidental MOOC. Must be something in the…
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Network Fluency and Connected Courses: A #Walkmyworld Reflection

[caption id="attachment_915" align="aligncenter" width="608" class=" "] CC 3.0 Walk alone. flckr.com[/caption] I am not bullish on MOOCs. Teachers and researchers struggle with scaling up and fidelity with their teaching across physical classrooms, like across the hall close. When you then want to scale up teaching on massive scales. with a heavy influence on direct instruction…
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Learning Event Ten in #walkmyworld

Wow the final learning event in the #WALKMYWORLD project. Ten weeks flew by. Last learning event you collected and curated all of your content, and shared it with us on Twitter. Ian O'Byrne collected all of these shares to a Google Spreadsheet. If you’re not listed on the spreadsheet, feel free to add your links and info…