The dress, also known as Dressgate and associated with the hashtags #thedress, #whiteandgold, and #blackandblue, is a viral photo and meme which became popular on the evening of 26 February 2015. via Pocket
 I like to stroll. I don't like to walk necessarily. Walking is usually a chore. You have to fill a prescription, walk to the pharmacy. You're out of toilet paper, walk to the corner shop. You're getting fat and out of shape, better walk for exer…
I like to stroll. I don't like to walk necessarily.
In the first place it is walking with no goal in mind outside the activity itself—just walking for walking's sake.
"Wouldn't it be fantastic if one were to stroll across the country?" But, in the same instant this thought occurred to me, I realized the absurdity in it. If one set out with the goal of crossing the country one is certainly not strolling. However, one could set out on a stroll and find that one ends up crossing the country. When out for a stroll you can find yourself doing all sorts of things.
a second aspect of the stroll. To stroll properly, means to be radically open to possibility.
you are free to express your desires; your direction is determined by your own caprices
This make sense once we understand a stroll not just as a walk but a mood, an attitude, a way of comporting ourselves to the world.
"Let's see where my desire takes me."
"When I see a cultivated person, I'm terrified." Encounters rather than 'culture' and getting out of philosophy by the means of philosophy. Deleuze also gives us three signs to look for that constitute a culturally impoverished era.An excerpt from t…
Freire's learning sequence - Larry Ferlazzo
Frances Bell's blog
Setting up my soapbox to raise awareness of the “moral imperative of sharing” for teachers (Dean Shareski) goes back to his keynote in 2010 at the K-12 Online Conference. via Pocket
Children show a vastly improved ability to absorb knowledge when they are allowed to make some of their own decisions about what they want to learn. Testing, in other words, gets in the way – and worse. via Pocket
IT IS not hard to find reasons why disaffection with the European Union might be growing within Europe. GDP in the euro area has declined for the sixth successive quarter and unemployment is running at record levels in many countries. via Pocket
Dear Chronicle--I recently accepted a job as a columnist for Vitae from the Chronicle of Higher Education, where I've published two columns in the last two months. A draft of my third column is due today. I won’t be submitting it. via Pocket
Our friend the pencil.
How a simple tool changed humanity, http://t.co/8QZJYL4SDp http://t.co/2l64YBuTGd @SecretPencils via @CampaignDrawing
Archaeologists discovered three unique mosaics at the Ancient Greek city of Zeugma, in south Turkey, near the borders of Syria. The ancient city of Zeugma was originally founded as a Greek settlement by Seleucus I Nicator, one of the generals of Ale…
The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. via Pocket
Stephen Downes on Tony Bates online book 'Teaching in the digital age' Like pretty much everyone else in the field I've been immensely enjoying Tony Bates's work-in-progress, an online open textbook called Teaching in a Digital Age.
Having said that, I think my perspective is very different from his, and this summary post offers me an opportunity to highlight some of those differences. So in what follows, the key points (in italics) are his, while the text that follows is my discussion.
Like pretty much everyone else in the field I've been immensely enjoying Tony Bates's work-in-progress, an online open textbook called Teaching in a Digital Age. via Pocket