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Filters, Fire Walls, Productivity, & Tea

Recently I found myself in Beijing reflecting on the question of “filtered” Internet. In my case, no, Youtube, Google Drive, New York Times, Diigo, Twitter or access blogs. Even my trusted VPN proved deferential to the great firewall. Now, I love … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Attend 21st Century Learning

Hello Cyberfaithful! Before everyone walks, runs, or jets into their vacation, I just wanted to remind you that the The 21st Century Learning Conference will be held next month in January 2013 @ Renaissance College in the New Territories from the … Continue reading

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Trip versus Journey

A trip is usually somewhere you have been before. A trip to the market! A trip to the post office. There’s usually a specific purpose or a goal. To buy groceries. To buy stamps. With a journey, there is more … Continue reading

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I learned a lot in school, just not from my teachers

Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School by Jessica Hagy, is a fantastic education retrospective. Upon extensive reflection, some yoga, and a lot of green tea, we clearly attended different schools. Yes, there were many insidious and unspoken lessons in … Continue reading

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Learning & Leadership

With focus and self-discipline, quality learning will continue. By concentrating less on outcomes and more on how and why, students will understand that knowledge is a process and not something you look up. Those who can navigate change while they … Continue reading

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Houdini – Escapologist & Technologist

Over the Winter Holiday break, Hui and I took in the exhibit “Houdini: Art and Magic” at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum.  Unfortunately, Alex could not accompany us. So, I took lots of notes in order to assemble a story of … Continue reading

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