TPACK Newsletters (#28, #29 & 30)

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

In the rush of summer and the move to Arizona I missed posting #28 and #29 of the TPACK newsletter, and before I knew it, #30  was here as well. Well here are links to the PDFs of all three newsletters

Once again thanks to Judi Harris for all the work that goes into curating these resources and putting them together on a regular basis. All previous issues of the newsletter can be found here

A few randomly selected blog posts…

4 new ambigrams (STEM, STEAM, Research & Gandhi)

Here are four new ambigrams I have created over the past few days. All related in some ways to things I have been thinking about. The first two are for STEM (an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) and STEAM (Science, Technology,...

We Have Always Been Rhizomatic

We Have Always Been Rhizomatic

Danah Henriksen and I were recently asked to write a foreword for a book titled New Directions in Rhizomatic Learning: From Poststructural Thinking to Nomadic Pedagogy edited by Myint Swe Khine. This was a fun foreword to write and allowed us to explore a range of...

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

One updated ambigram (for Thanksgiving) and one new design for the word "Gratitude."   Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Nerdview or being stuck in our worldview

I recently received a note from a graduate student as an unnamed university. This student wrote to me after having assigned the TPACK handbook chapter (co-authored with Matt Koehler) to a bunch of pre-service teachers, and suggested that the chapter was hard to read,...

Engineering education, past & future

Neeraj Buch and I were invited to talk to a group of engineering educators from India. This was a meeting organized by the College of Engineering and the Indo-US Collaboration for Engineering Education. The topic I spoke about was was Improving Engineering Education:...

October 2: Remembering Gandhi

I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any—Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (10/2/1869 - 1/30/1948)...

Creativity is greatly valued: A poem

Creativity is greatly valued: A poem

Creativity is greatly valuedCreativity is greatly valued For his sharpness His ability to look beyond The surface   And willingness to Give it a shotTo break Out of the box The cubicle   And jump   When the towers burnt   Who knew Box cutters Had...

Design, Intuition & Creativity

Design, Intuition & Creativity

Chain-Rotational ambigram design for the word "design."One can read the word both clockwise from the top or anti-clockwise, from the bottom. Our latest article in the series we write for the journal TechTrends (under the broad rubric of Rethinking Technology...

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