Had the pleasure of meeting David in San Fran for the dm&l conference 2012. Great convos with he and Steve and Paul and Chad and et al..
getting people involved..
stereotypes that were once helpful.. but now are getting in the way
love – hangout night for parents to teach other parents
Interview of David by @hrheingold is a great intro to David’s work:
hrheingold: In regard to critical thinking, what is Dr. Preston’s approach to using Wikipedia in th classroom?
david’s answer – a great place to start – an awful place to stop
“getting done to people” – is antithetical to open source learning..
on pushing ideas on other teachers
via super – first example of a classroom being a powerful learning network – using tech in a different way to connect people
monk51295: that’s an amazing statement in 2012, no?
monk51295: allowed to suggest things..
in 15 years.. if she thinks college is it.. i have failed.. certainly want it on the buffet… but not the ticket
10th amendment – states or the people
not as a critique or revolution – but because now we have the tools..
making sure we are using tools of our age to the best of our abilities
4:50 – self-directed drive will make better dr’s/pilots as well – no? [ie: check malpractice rate]
8:01 – imagine globally helping each other – true – even better – imagine them globally helping each other with the thing they can’t not do (rather than the common core, et al)
to be or not to be
during connected courses unit 5:
less – how do we take existing curriculum & make it more engaging. more – redesign from scratch. – David
april 2015 – convo with Howard: