AECT Epistemic Fluency
Creativity, Learning, and . . . TECHNOLOGY!
Want to participate in an activity on epistemic fluency? Join below or follow this link: padlet.com/warr1/mhs5mwi8ujsdtqyu Read more about this approach! “Seeing Things Differently”: Using Diverse Representations to Promote Epistemic Diversity and Fluency Fluency in the application diverse epistemic approaches can help individuals develop a deep understanding concepts. By combining multiple ways of interacting with an […]
Teachers as Designers: Epistemic Diversity and Sensemaking Amidst Indeterminacy
This week, I asked my students to draft a “learning, teaching, and technology statement.” Their thoughts and insights pushed me to think more about my own beliefs. Although I have been exploring the relationships between learning, creativity, design, and teaching, I hadn’t ever articulated where “technology” fit in. (A bit ironic, seeing that I am […]
Harnessing the Rapids: Teacher Identity, Design, and COVID-19
Thanks to the help of family, friends, and faculty and staff at Arizona State University, last month I officially graduated with a PhD in Learning, Literacies, and Technologies. My dissertation entitled “Teachers as Designers: Epistemic Diversity and Sensemaking Amidst Indeterminacy” included three journal articles (one published, two to be submitted soon) about my work on […]
New Publications in TechTrends
This piece was cross-posted on TalkingAboutDesign.com and SilverLiningforLearning.org The river has taught me to listen; you will learn from it, too. The river knows everything; one can learn everything from it. You have already learned from the river that it is good to strive downwards, to sink, to seek the depths. Herman Hesse (Siddhartha, 1922) I love lazy […]
Building Knowledge with Creative Tools
Two new publications in TechTrends: Creativity and Play with Sandra Russ and online critical dialogue Creativity and Play Shagun Singha and I interviewed creativity and play expert Dr. Sandra Russ for the latest in the Deep Play Research Group’s series on creative experts. We were inspired by her dedication to supporting children’s creativity through play. Singha, S., […]
Returning to Embodied Creative Experiences
This semester, I have been experimenting with creative interview protocols. Here’s a 3 minute video I created about it. I’m continuing to explore these ideas through my dissertation. You can learn more about Liz Lerman’s Atlas of Creative Tools on her website.
Yesterday I had the honor of interviewing Paula Thomson and Victoria Jaque, creativity researchers from the Kinesiology Department at CSU-Northridge. And it was fascinating. Dr. Thomson is a dancer, choreographer, and psychologist. When she interviewed for her position and CSU, she met Dr. Jaque. Dr. Jaque comes from an exercise science background and studied physiology in athletes. They […]