Category Archives: walking

Productive failure, drawing and erasing – exploring visual literacies #twalk #possibilities

More walking, talking and Twalking (just about) I co-led a Twalk today on the subject of visual literacies as part of Sheffield Hallam University’s Learning & Teaching Conference with my colleague Helen Rodger. It was billed simply as a learning … Continue reading

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Crashing or connecting? Navigating the #twalk boundaries

The #connectedlearning space, in its many and various meanings, is central to my thinking about the future classroom. This is obviously epitomised in the concept of the #twalk. It was lovely to hear that Alex Spiers was leading a Twalk … Continue reading

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A place for imagining – blue skies under the tree canopy

Myself and a colleague have some difficult thinking to do this week. Exciting thinking, but difficult nevertheless. So, we could book out a teaching room lined with whiteboards for the day and see what happens, but that feels too ‘inward’ … Continue reading

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The habit of thinking differently through sharper observation

An exploration of visual literacies and multiple intelligences For the last seven months, I have been undertaking a daily experiment to take a photograph a day and publish it to my Instagram and Flickr accounts: ‘photo-walking’. This has necessitated a … Continue reading

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Global #Twalkday

Global #Twalkday Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Theme: Doing, being, becoming, belonging and connecting Time: 3pm GMT (but options for other time zones to be decided) What is Twalkday? The Twalk will be co-ordinated globally and is planned to coincide with … Continue reading

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#minitwalk demonstrates the flexibility of the #twalk model at #socmedhe17

    Since our first successful use of the #twalk model in May 2017, a number of #twalks have used the model in different situations. Our experience and understanding of the #twalk is growing. A number of us involved in … Continue reading

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Polycontextual bridging – how to be in two places at once

  Polycontextual bridging (Elstad, 2016) is a useful term that allows us to explore literacies around engaging with hybridity, blended learning spaces and learning literacies. Simply, it refers to the experience of being in two or more places at once. … Continue reading

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