What I'm Learning: PRACTICAL TOOLS TO TRIGGER & SUPPORT SOCIAL INNOVATION, a DIY Toolkit

This DIY toolkit of innovation tools is pretty impressive, and I think could help almost anyone who is looking to create new knowledge or understanding of a given problem or those who are trying to actively solve complex issues. Go and have a look! About – Development Impact and You …

What I'm Learning: Achievery (an Open Badges System)

I really like the simplicity of this service/site. It is exremely easy to get started creating or issuing badges with this site. Anyone using it thus far? Achievery She made it. Integrate your learning or assessment system with Achievery and begin issuing digital credentials and badges today.

What I'm Learning: Fed-Ex Days in your school

While I am more generally familiar with the topic, I really like how this one principal talks about individualized PD for and by her teachers. I also love the last question of this paragraph: “Don’t unique individuals deserve individualized professional development?” Yes. Yes they do. Professional development by you, for …

What I'm Learning: The Facilitation Toolbox

I came across this toolbox for helping folks to facilitate online learning and online communities of practice. I really like the advice that they present, as well as their focus on curating and facilitating experiences. I also really like that they used a Google+ hangout to help develop the content …

What I'm Learning: How to make a secondary Google Calendar into a primary Calendar on iCal

Calaboration (Mac) – Download: So, while there are many other ways to get Google Calendar to sync with iCal, it always makes your secondary Google Calendars into delagates. The only way to make those secondary calendars into primary ones in iCal is to use this older program (created by Google). …

What I'm learning:Big Marker (Free Web Conferencing)

Could be interesting, but it reminds me a lot of WizIQ (although I do like the interface on Big Marker better): Big Marker: “BigMarker is a free web conferencing community. Through our platform, you can reconnect with your family in Rio; manage your employees in Madagascar; organize your non-profit’s resources …

What I'm learning: Vyou – Conversational Video

I was looking for a service to do video-based discussions. I think this may work quite well. We shall see if it works itself into any of my workflows, though. VYou: “VYou allows people to broadcast video structured as conversations, offering the most personal form of social interaction on the …