Category Archives: Personal Learning Environments

Communities of Learning Networks

Communities of Learning (CoLs) as Networks These generalisations about networks for learning are mine as a New Zealand educator and may not necessarily reflect the views of educational groups I am associated with. Here are some thoughts that underpin the … Continue reading

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Messy Situations Make Us Uneasy, But Can Improve Our Thinking

First published in NAPP My Portfolio 21 February 2016 – published in WordPress 29 June 2016 I follow Mindshift on Twitter MindShift ‏@MindShiftKQED and enjoy the way ideas and actions are added to my learning framework as a result. In this … Continue reading

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Networks and Leadership with Harold Jarche

First published in NAPP My Portfolio May 16 2016 – published in WordPress 29 June 2016 I enjoy Harold Jarche – he regularly provides insights into the way networks are developing and changing. His reflections seem to fit well with … Continue reading

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New Learning: Stephen Downes Reflections

First published in NAPP My Portfolio 9 March 2016 – published in WordPress 29 June 2016 New Learning, New society by Stephen Downes (Presentation 354, Made at Ryerson University, Toronto in Feb 2015) During the past 8 years I have … Continue reading

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Learning for Me Happens when…

First published 15 February 2016 – published in WordPress 29 June 2016 Learning for me happens when… Although learning is heightened at hui like a PLG I find that learning comes out of the woodwork when I least expect it. … Continue reading

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Pedagogies for Deeper Learning

First published in NAPP My Portfolio 4 February 2016 – published in WordPress 29 June 2016 Pedagogies for deeper learning – this expression flows easily off our tongues and sounds right as a bastion of educational change. However if you … Continue reading

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Simplexity and Leading Change

First published in NAPP My Portfolio 25 January 2016 – published in WordPress June 29 2016 Michael Fullan & Joan Quinn in their book Coherence 2016 offer some valuable insights to learning as a leader. Although Simplexity is a word … Continue reading

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