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Some rights reserved by Barbro Björnemalm

Check out the latest Making Learning Connected blog posts from around the web. A key idea in online collaboration is that you can use and maintain your own domain or webspace. With that in mind, we have set up the Blog Hub to aggregate related feeds from your blog with the blogs of others who are also connected to this CLMOOC collaboration.

  • The Quest to Be the Slowest Bluegrass Flatpicker in Christendom
    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtBfHmJzTlM] Did you listen? I hope so.  I promise it won’t waste your time. This interview is about bluegrass flatpicking, but it is way more about art and creativity and the power of music. Stash: I’m still on the quest to be the ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-27-2022
  • The Fate of Twitter Refugees and “OG” Natives
    This facilitator speaks with experience. They know what happens in social landscapes. In this case they understand what is happening in Mastodon as “Twitter refugees” try to blend with the “OG” (aka old school) instances and their folk. We must share this kind of authentic voice. It is worth a ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-26-2022
  • The Dyer’s Hand
    This is a picture of a battered and creased black paperback book cover. The black cover with purple and blue fonts is abraded and scuffed but lovingly so.   I started rereading W.H. Auden’s essays, The Dyer’s Hand again. The pages have yellowed, the spine has become crackly. Hope ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-26-2022
  • A Feast of a Little More Than Nothing
    It was less than 30 minutes till dusk. I was feeding hay to our sheep. Cutting the baling twine with my pocket knife, I had an oblique moment Where my attention fell to the waning thin rays of a late November sunset. And I saw it: filaments, thousands of filaments, ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-25-2022
  • Silent Sunday: November 20, 2022
    Source: Thinking Through My LensPublished on 11-21-2022
  • The Vine and Tendril Never Forget Their Purpose (for Wendy)
    I am getting my first spring 2023 seed catalogs from Pinetree and Fedco.  They are not seeds but they power emergence.  By emergence I mean a presence, a cyclical power that draws us gardeners forward every year.  It doesn’t push us and it isn’t like feedback, after the fact and ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-20-2022
  • Time Expands to Fill the Available and Adjacent: a Rough Guess
    I picked up on a new podcast through Inoreader, my RSS feed, this morning.  It originates from the Sante Fe Institute and is called Complexity.  It occurred to me that the podcast, show notes, and other adjacencies had some secret demands it was making on my time. This post explores ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-19-2022
  • Much. Much. Too Much.
    These wild words are not only mine, not only just for me. They are for thee. I run up to the edge of the cliff. I toss a passel of them in. Should I leap in after them? Instead, they rocket back from the abyss like lightning into ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-17-2022
  • Why Do We, Make the World so Opaque?
    This post is a pointer. I am pointing you to an interesting space on the web that points to several more interesting points on the web. Is this opaque enough for you? I am always interested in research and research questions. I have been promoting Dan Russell’s book on research, ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-16-2022
  • Silent Sunday: November 13, 2022
    Source: Thinking Through My LensPublished on 11-14-2022
  • Surveying Using Tally
    My go-to survey tool has always been Google Forms, but Jeremy Caplan has recommended another tool that I am going to try:  Tally. Here is the survey I created for the reader to evaluate the ease of use/efficacy/effectiveness of my set of directions for using Canva to create an interactive ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-10-2022
  • A Side Trip: the Power of App Smashing (Canva + Embedly + Blog)
      A Feldgang null //cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js My web co-maker @dogtrax asked me how I created the interactive image from my post yesterday. Here is a quick summing up. 1.Select template on Canva. Remember that educators get a free Pro account at Canva. Yeah, I know. What a deal, right? 2. ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-10-2022
  • Thinking Out Loud About Search and Research
    Here is an image with links that mimics my approach this morning to Dan Russell’s Wednesday Challenges. I certainly need the challenge to my skill levels. I recommend to anyone Dan Russell’s book The Joy of Search. The image below has clickable links in the text portion. [Such a pain ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-09-2022
  • Silent Sunday: November 6, 2022
    Source: Thinking Through My LensPublished on 11-06-2022
  • Just a Reminder… Recognition Not Admonition
    “It’s been so long since we’ve had a rainbow,” I said to my wife as we drove out to the field to feed and water our flock of sheep. “Yes. A long time between bows,” I repeated. We had both been searching for ... Read More
    Source: ImpedagogyPublished on 11-04-2022