When Conversations Turn (in)To Poetry

“An Australian Landscape” by sachman75 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 It’s no surprise that my good friend from Australia, Wendy, would share out an amazing book connecting various kinds of writing to the Australian landscape, history and social fabric, called Reading the Landscape. Which she did, on Twitter, and which I tried to get […]

CLMOOC: A Year of Hope Awaits Us All

CLMOOC (Connected Learning Massive Open Online Collaborative) has remained connected and strong over the years, and come together for any number of projects. As the terrible 2020 rolls to a close, the CLMOOC friends — led by Wendy — took on the idea of creating a calendar for 2021 that expressed HOPE. After weeks of […]

Conversations Continue: The Power of Crowd Annotations

“connect” by katypang is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 In January 2019, some of us in the CLMOOC Community decided to read the book Affinity Online by Mimi Ito and company to better understand how young people were engaging with each other and with media in online settings. We had lots of reading and conversations, […]

Upon The Pendulum Swings Hope

I had been working on a music track with hope in my mind when I learned of the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, so I quickly pivoted the song to honoring her and her words, and her voice. The Hope image comes from my friend, Sheri Edwards, and the colorful spectrogram running behind Sheri’s art […]