Month: April 2021

  • Meet the 5PH1NX

    Meet the 5PH1NX

    [NOTE:  This is one from the archives. I originally wrote this on December 27, 2012 as a draft of a chapter for the Peeragogy Handbook. Today I dusted it off when a colleague asked for ideas. Cracks me up to remember that everyone who interviewed me in the early days of Open-Source Learning worried that…

  • The fern & the volcano

    The fern & the volcano

    Sometimes our environment seems harsh. We fear that the new ideas we plant in this organization/economy/culture – and especially in schools – aren’t likely to survive. And yet, every day, a seemingly unlikely innovation seems to take root and gather momentum. How does this happen? We’re told that success follows a special quality of the…