Monthly Archives: March 2016

Wanna Walk a Million Miles with Me?

…along with a few thousand friends, that is? Join up for the Million Mile Month and help us walk, run, and bike a cumulative total of a million miles. Don’t worry, there’s going to be thousands of us walking, so you won’t … Continue reading

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SXSW — Music, music everywhere…

I spent most of a week chasing music around the edges — and sometimes the beastly middle — of SXSW, with old friends in from out of town. Usually, having gotten my dose of inspiration and exhaustion during SXSWedu, I avoid the … Continue reading

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SXSWedu: Taking Learning Experiences to the Extreme

To me, it’s all about the learning. Here’s my doodles and added notes from a couple of the 2016 SXSWedu sessions that focused on the learners’ end of education and training. Learning Experience Design Learning experience design, or LX design, is … Continue reading

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SXSWedu 2016: 2 Angles on Storytelling

Storytelling powers our most engaging experiences — learning is just another example. Here are my doodles from a couple of SXSWedu 2016 sessions centering on storytelling, along with a few added notes. Creating Viral-Worthy Creative Classroom Content How can you create … Continue reading

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Surviving SXSW and Finding JOMO

Flip FOMO — the Fear of Missing Out — and you get JOMO — the Joy of Missing Out. That’s the best approach to the glitter-lined black hole that is the fun vortex of SXSW, whatever part of it you jump … Continue reading

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Happy x 2 — International Women’s Day & Mom’s Birthday!

It’s my Mom’s birthday — and International Women’s Day: coincidence? You believe what you want to believe. Me, I know what I know. Mom may never have called herself a feminist but she gave me a strong role model for … Continue reading

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SXSWedu — Forever Learning

Tomorrow, I return to the Land of A-Ha’s where curiosity and learning intersect in an explosion of learning possibilities: SXSWedu. Sure, you may know all about South by Southwest (SXSW), whether it’s the music, film or interactive festival. What far fewer … Continue reading

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10 Texas Trivia Tidbits

Happy Texas Independence Day! On March 2, 1836, a small group of men meeting at Washington-on-the-Brazos declared the independent Republic of Texas, breaking away from Mexico. While there’s nothing trivial about the Lone Star State, our history is packed with … Continue reading

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