I’ve been enjoying the series of posts by Jim Groom inspired by The Internet Course. His dip into the language of 2001’s Using the Internet to Strengthen Curriculum perfectly captures the prevailing attitudes of many online educators around the time this book was written. Jim reproduces this page, so loaded with revealing language that it […]

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Partial credit

“If you have three Pepsis and drink one, how much more refreshed are you? You, the redhead in the Chicago school system?” “Pepsi?” “Partial credit!” Kind of humbling how a few seconds of animated comedy can effortlessly make so many of the points I’ve struggled with over a decade of doom-mongering… One more reason for […]

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Feed on my content

This is a selection of fresh sounds from Negativland sampling Marc Maron, as heard on Peter Conheim’s visit to Jake Fogelnest’s podcast. They’ve still got it (adult language): MP3: Maron – Feed on my Content I found another segment of the interview of particular interest. As you may know, Negativland was a band that was […]

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Education in an aspiring petrostate

Fort McMurray, Alberta – Operation Arctic Shadow by kris krüg From DeSmog Canada: The province of Alberta has recently released a development plan for public schools that enlists Suncor Energy and Syncrude Canada in the creation of future Kindergarten to grade three curriculum. Oil giant Cenovus will partner in developing curriculum for grades four to […]

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