“Metaphors matter–the metaphor we use to understand learning influences the language with which we talk about learning, teaching, and education” (Tucker, 2008, blog post). I aim to explore the complex topic of edublogging with the aid of metaphor. Why metaphors? Both edublogs and metaphors are about meaning making, creativity, and language play. Edublogs are very…
A letter to my pet about using a cone to protect him, and some reflections about how the use of the cone in education to funnel learning can impact students’ learning of ideas and behaviours.
netizenship • August 14, 2011