That squiggle you’re seeing everywhere is actually a bee – clearly. I don’t remember why, when, or where I first saw it, but the design always stuck with me, so I decided to start 2020 by getting it inked on my skin forever. Here’s how I described my new tattoo at the time: It’s hieroglyphic […]Read More Why the Bee?
They say that sometimes you need to get lost to find yourself, and last summer, I was in dire need of finding. Just when I was feeling especially aimless and uninspired in all aspects of my life, I happened upon an article about the upcoming World of Faeries Festival, held annually about 25 minutes from […]Read More An Afternoon in Fairyland
In my work with Uncharted Learning, I’ve had the opportunity to get to know several big thinkers in the field of entrepreneurship and education. Most recently, I participated in a professional development session facilitated by my friend and colleague Jim Friedman from Miami University’s John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship. (I could, and will someday, […]Read More Teaching with Your Whole Brain
Originally Posted on LinkedIn, April 2015 There’s a lot of talk in the ePortfolio community right now – and for the past 10+ years – about what an “ePortfolio” is, isn’t, and could-or-should be: Just this year, AAEEBL launched a webinar series that asks the question: “What is an ePortfolio?” Every year, AAC&U hosts an ePortfolio Forum to convene scholars and practitioners […]Read More Exploring the “e” in ePortfolio
The model of “teaching as a team sport” has moved from the sidelines into primetime in recent years. Teachers are teaming up across disciplines to offer courses that address concepts and content from multiple perspectives. Faculty work with instructional designers, librarians, media specialists, and industry or community partners to design and facilitate their courses, instead of doing […]Read More “We Got This” – Learning as a Team Sport