I thought the writing break might last longer. The bug got me. Here’s my latest at the Future of Teaching blog.
A good step in that direction is the edcamps and unconferences springing across the country. However, even they can get bogged down by the ideas of structure, even when the solution is right at their fingertips. I see conferences becoming less structured around the speakers’ words, but the speakers’ actions. Imagine that, instead of seeing Meyer’s example of water filling up in a tank, we could actually see the class react right in front of us, mixing real-time observations and visits with the decompressed feeling of having fellow colleagues around.
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Jose, whose fingers can breathe again …