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Planning Buckets for Scope

I created this image to go with Doug Belshaw’s blogpost on “Setting an Agile School Rhythm”

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The definition of innovation…

Another image from Richard Culatta, Director of EdTech for the US Dept of Education. He was talking about Impact and Scale of emerging edTech and the need to define Innovation in terms of Scale and Impact. This makes a lot of sense to me…

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Setting an Agile School Rhythm

This was very much an off-the-cuff image for @dajbelshaw’s DML post – but I’m really happy with how it turned out. I picked up on the word Rhythm and that was that…

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Membership vs Alignment

What would a Union look like if started a new one today? Here’s a thought from a “Union MVP” conversation with @dotcomrades hosted by @mozilla. The suggestion being that people these days were more likely to align over issues rather than sign up as a member with an institution.

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Funding Form

After getting wapisasa, a social business (non-profit) focused on developing creative young people, off the ground, I thought that we’d be able to get funding to help us get quickly up to speed. Sadly, this tickly thought is my experience of the funding world – which I suppose is understandable – who wouldn’t want maximum bang for buck? Slow-burning ideas are hard to find funding for.

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Open Badges – now with Endorsements

This thought was created for Doug Belshaw‘s DML blog entitled “Extending Badges“.

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Education Technology

I love Lego, and I wonder how much it played a part in feeding my creative (and constructivist) side. Problem solving, learning to pivot and change direction, creating new worlds with others. Needless to say my kids are all over it…

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What’s in your kitbag?

In order to get a business off the ground, you’re going to need a whole load of stuff (whether you know it or not). A thought after meeting with Lord Young at Downing Street.

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The Fried Egg Model

I’ve been trying to help BETT think about Further Education. In trying to explain how a hybrid approach to an event could work, I inadvertently created the resemblence of a fried egg…

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Recognition of a small step

If we change our outlook from long journeys to small steps how do that effect the landscape of learning that unfolds before us?