Category Archives: edupunk

Isaac Asimov on education in the future

erchache2000 shared the link to the above video of Isaac Asimov talking with Bill Moyers in “The World of Ideas” back in 1988. His fascinating discussion of the idea of computer mediated instruction being anything but dehumanizing. I love Asimov’s … Continue reading

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Alejandro Piscitelli – The Facebook Project

I really dig Alejandro Piscitelli. And his project with Facebook, and the passion in which he frames the experiment makes it clear that popular learning can happen within the strangest places, and the very idea of students learning from and … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Domain Mapping

Image credit: This cheesy t-shirt over at neatoshop that I love. My love affair with domain mapping has been well documented on this blog, and last week, before I went on vacation, UMW quietly took a big leap forward in … Continue reading

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“It’s every bastard for himself, the last century hasn’t ended yet”

everything is a commercial. we advertise our memories we leave our shit on silver platters and THEN we buy whatever’s left (empty life? ? fine?) These days I can’t help but turn on Unwound’s magnum opus Leaves Turn Inside You … Continue reading

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EDUPUNK or, on becoming a useful idiot

I can only imagine that the greatest supporters of this idea [EDUPUNK] are those conservatives who wish to tear down public education. Now they have useful idiots carrying their water. I’ve always been an idiot, but I never thought … Continue reading

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Where was this 2 years ago when I needed it?

Via FFFFFound Care of the always trackback worthy Tom Woodward. (I love that guy!)

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EDUPUNK on Fox News?

Aaron Fowles sent along this video from Fox 5 News in Memphis, Tennessee that highlights the MidSouth Technology Conference, which is an edtech event for K-12 teachers (warning–first 30 seconds of video is an obnoxious Xmas ad). And while I … Continue reading

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EDUPUNK: A Roundtable Discussion

A couple of weeks ago I was part of a round table discussion about EDUPUNK along with David Hall, Brian Frank and Matthew Hoy, and adeptly moderated by Steve Howard. The discussion was part of a bigger project by Jim … Continue reading

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EDUPUNK Interview: Educational Commodification, Origins, and the Reification of an Idea

Click to v Some time this month I was interviewed by Jim Saunders, Steve Howard, and Nicole Veerman about EDUPUNK.  The were interested in the idea, and they are doing a series of interviews as a part of their graduate … Continue reading

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SXSW, Zombies, and EDUPUNK

SXSW Zombie/Edupunk Interview #2 from Tom Woodward on Vimeo. I’m thrilled to see the great Tom Woodward is uploading the interviews he did with random folks at SXSW about EDUPUNK and zombies. They’re a blast, and it’s awesome to finally … Continue reading

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