Missouri Teenagers Protest a Transgender Student’s Use of the Girls’ Bathroom

Missouri Teenagers Protest a Transgender Student’s Use of the Girls’ BathroomMore than 100 students at Hillsboro High School staged a walkout after a transgender student was allowed to use the girls’ facilities.

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Cantinflas: Genio del Posmodernismo en Soy un prófugo (1946)

Mario Moreno Reyes, en el personaje que inventó, "Cantinflas," es un genio de posmodernismo. Así, sus obras contienen y demuestran una energía subversiva y interrogación de las estructuras del modernismo que existían en la primera mitad del Siglo XX con sus los vestigios del colonialismo que todavía impusieron jerarquías y límites en la sociedad mexicana…

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Modelling

Modelling

– blog.learnlets.com

ModellingSo, I found an interesting inconsistency.  I had to submit my deck for my DevLearn workshop on Cognitive Science for Learning Design last week, but oddly, for every thing I was recommending I had a diagram, except for the notion of using models.  This is ironic, since diagrams can be used to convey models…

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Shuddle Announces Uber-Like Carpooling Service for Kids

Shuddle Announces Uber-Like Carpooling Service for Kids
San Francisco-based startup Shuddle has announced a new app that helps parents book rides to get their children to school and extra-curricular afternoon activities. Shuddle’s new carpooling app means parents pay much less for their children’s daily rides, which helps to make the service available to parents who cannot normally afford individual rides…

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Interview with Author & Screenswriter Rene Gutteridge

Interview with Author & Screenswriter Rene GutteridgeLast night I had the opportunity to interview author and screenwriter Rene Gutteridge as part of a new webinar series for the Oklahoma City-based Writer’s Conference “Write Well, Sell Well.” The conference is just around the corner, October 23-24, 2015. Rene has published 25 books to date…

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The Learning Network: Are You a Hoarder or a Minimalist (or Somewhere in the Middle)?

The Learning Network: Are You a Hoarder or a Minimalist (or Somewhere in the Middle)?Do you have low tolerance for clutter in your bedroom, your house or your life in general?

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Weird night vision, cause unknown

Weird night vision, cause unknown

– internettime.com

“Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow.” Eric Raymond
The Cathedral and the Bazaar
I suffer from Pronoia, the belief that the world is conspiring to make me happy and successful, so I’ll ask the net if anyone has a clue as to what might be going on with this.
A week ago, walking the dark steps from the Internet Time Lab to my upstairs office, I sensed something wasn’t right…

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New York Attorney General Crafts Deal to End Litigation at Cooper Union

New York Attorney General Crafts Deal to End Litigation at Cooper UnionEric T. Schneiderman, the New York attorney general, is expected to announce a settlement Wednesday that would create an independent monitor of the college’s management and finances.

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Nicola Sturgeon defends SNP’s record on education, employment and NHS – video

Nicola Sturgeon defends SNP’s record on education, employment and NHS - videoScotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, defends her party’s record during its eight years in power as she unveils the programme for government on Tuesday. Sturgeon says that under the SNP, school leavers’ destinations are the best on record, one fifth of school buildings have been rebuilt or refurbished, crime is at a 40-year low, Scotland has higher employment than the rest of the UK and very low NHS waiting times Continue reading…

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Community of improvement?

Community of improvement?

– blog.learnlets.com

In a conversation I had recently, specifically about a community focused on research, I used the term ‘community of improvement’, and was asked how that was different than a community of practice. It caused me to think through what the differences might be.  (BTW, the idea was sparked by conversations with Lucian Tarnowski from BraveNew…

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