What do I hope to do?

I’ve been conflicted lately. I’ve felt the need to pause and reflect on what I’ve done, am doing and hope to do. What I’ve done: Working for a call center company is not glamorous. Most folks have an interesting/ tough story of how they got there. Few have others options. I was no exception. Incredibly […]

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Learning to code: Six women &a mooc

I have some much to do over the next few days, but here I am writing a blog post confession… Damn Twitter, damn interesting people who make me think 😉 Scrolling through my Twitter this morning, I came across Laura Gogia’s post about being a “reluctant coder.” I was struck with the similarities with my […]

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Noticing remarkableness

I’m tired of being told that online learners are uninterested, uninvolved and unengaged because, from where I sit, I see us as completely connected to our work, communities, families and school–we may just be too involved to step back and notice the remarkableness of it all. My last post got me thinking about my academic […]

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From the margins

“marginality … is also the site of radical possibility, a space of resistance “ –  bell hooks cited on the Marginal Syllabus from her book Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics (1990) as cited in Maha Bali’s Reproducing Marginality There have been a few things in my Twitter feed lately that have been on my mind. One of them […]

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Re-complexifying learning measurements

Bouncing around in my head: Access, agency, analytics, API, assessment, challenge, competencies, comprehensive, complex, core business, consultation, data, decomplexification, design, intentional, integrated, learnification, outcomes, roadmaps, plans,  student-centered, transparency… I’m sorry if this rambles a little. I feel that just beyond my  grasp, there is a place where these ideas coherently intersect. And so  I bumble […]

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