What rescued farm animals taught a photographer about aging and animal rights | CBC Radio

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Sunday Edition, CBC Radio: As I listened to your segment on old farm animals, I became more and more insulted. You see, I *AM* a farmer. I raise animals for meat. The implication that all farmers kill or discard … Continue reading

WRONG: The Animal You Spot First Says a Lot About Your Personality

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute No, it doesn’t. Sheesh. However, it says a LOT about the graphic design. The lion has a lovely DARK frame around it’s face (the biggest dark patch on that side of the image), making it quite prominent. We are predisposed … Continue reading

The Club Theory of Teaching and Learning

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Or – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blue Rule I have a colleague (thanks Patrick) who has a “Club Theory” for how we teach a discipline. It involves a metaphorical CLUB with distinct bumps in it. … Continue reading

It’s all a matter of point of view… (the 2018 version)

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I first posted this note back in 2009. It’s time for a new edition … for a computer scientist, everything is an algorithm. (it’s about systems (and process)) to a musician, everything is a song. (it’s about rhythm (and sound)) … Continue reading

STILL Worth Sharing: Constructivism vs. Constructivism vs. Constructionism | Computing Education Research Blog

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute This post distinguishes between Constructivism, the cognitive theory, Constructivism, the educational philosophy, and Constructionism. It does an excellent job. Thanks Mark Guzdial! Source: Constructivism vs. Constructivism vs. Constructionism | Computing Education Research Blog 1 person likes this post. Like Unlike … Continue reading

Kua Tale, as Retold by Helga Ingeborg Vierich

Approximate Reading Time: 6 minutes Written by Helga Ingeborg Vierich (*) The Kua told me one of their sacred stories – of the beginning times – in which the creator spirit saw a human being marrying an animal instead of killing them for food. “..So … Continue reading

What’s the difference between serious games, educational games, and game-based learning?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute This question keeps coming up. Here’s a handy table to help. This is an updated version of the table I created back in 2015. Note: This image is not to be posted anywhere or re-used without my written permission. Citation: … Continue reading

We Are Finally Ready (Almost) – Gene Rummy

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s been a long time in development, but I am thrilled to announce that we are finally in the last stages of development. There is one more set of tests to complete, one more set of adjustments… It should be … Continue reading