Why We Don’t Take Our Learning Home With Us

At his #ettsummit session, Celebrating the Wonderful Mess (liveblogged by Beth Holland), Martin Moran posed a challenge to the audience: How can we better retain our learning from conferences? He described a situation that’s all too familiar to me: so much incredible reflection and learning happens for me at some of the education conferences I…

Sunday Salon: A Round-Up of Weekly Reading

  Round 2 of #Nerdlution begins tomorrow. I still haven’t decided what I’m committing to for my goals, but Colby Sharp, Katherine Sokolowski, Franki Sibberson, and Chris Lehman have. While you’re waiting for the announcements of the ALA awards on Monday, check out the books Philip Stead and Erin Stead selected for their annual Phildecott…

Friday Finds: Stuff I’ve Been Reading Online

This is a new feature: a selection of my week’s readings, much of it originally found via my favorite tool for professional learning, Twitter. At Hybrid Pedagogy, Kris Shaffer posted “Open-Source Scholarship,” a provocative argument equating scholarship with the open-source software movement and arguing that scholars and teachers are hackers: This hacking is a core…