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E. Alana James left a comment for Jared Akama Ondieki
"Jared - thanks for finding me - what portion of the discussion on the future of education interests you the most? Alana"
Jul 29, 2010
E. Alana James and Jared Akama Ondieki are now friends
Jul 29, 2010
E. Alana James replied to Mervi Jansson's discussion Has learning changed? Pls tell us what you think?
"Do you have a link where we could see the presentation? Sounds great. Alana"
Apr 25, 2010
E. Alana James replied to Mervi Jansson's discussion Has learning changed? Pls tell us what you think?
"I've been thinking about this one and have decided to move to the yes and no camp as I realized that with the advent of brain wave technologies we are on the edge of being able to help people keep their focus when up against a learning curve…"
Apr 23, 2010
Steve Hargadon left a comment for E. Alana James
"Yes, I did start the site, but Ning has this limit of 10 sites per user account, so I wasn't able to use my regular profile account. I've gotten permission to go above ten (smile), so in order to transfer the network to the correct user…"
Apr 5, 2010
E. Alana James and Juan Pablo Napoli are now friends
Apr 4, 2010
E. Alana James left a comment for Steve Hargadon
"Steve - so funny to see you as a new member - didn't you create this conversation? It's a good one by the way - love meeting and sharing with others, Alana"
Apr 4, 2010
E. Alana James replied to Ana Maria Fernandez's discussion Visible Thinking
"Ana Maria - these sound fantastic. If you are interested I think these are important for the world to see. If you agree and make short videos and put them up on YouTube, I'll post them on the Future(s) Project. this leads right into critical…"
Apr 4, 2010
E. Alana James replied to E. Alana James's discussion Self Directed Learning May be THE most important skill for learners!
"Hi Ana Maria - perhaps you would be interested in working with our international community at www.futureofeducationprojectnet ? We are recruiting team leaders who will host three meetings in their community to discuss their local education, using…"
Apr 1, 2010
Ana Maria Fernandez replied to E. Alana James's discussion Self Directed Learning May be THE most important skill for learners!
"I absolutely agree with you. And I think we need to start with our early youngsters. Passion for learning, fostering inquiry, encouraging productive thinking, cheering inner motivation and teaching for understanding are all part of the foundation…"
Mar 31, 2010
E. Alana James replied to E. Alana James's discussion Self Directed Learning May be THE most important skill for learners!
"I am really excited by your post Jeff. I facilitate an international conversation which I hope leads to new designs for education. In our first year, after I crunched all our conversations I concluded that everything was revolving around two…"
Mar 31, 2010
Jeff Bellamy replied to E. Alana James's discussion Self Directed Learning May be THE most important skill for learners!
"I'm 56 years old and I'm enrolled at a community college in California taking courses in Accounting. One of my teachers leads her class as if we were ten years old, asking us to call out responses to questions and fill in missing words on…"
Mar 30, 2010
E. Alana James replied to Mervi Jansson's discussion Has learning changed? Pls tell us what you think?
"This may take us into whether education has changed in its dictatorial stances - and if so how. In the school I grew up in we were challenged for the way we dressed, talked, thought and the subjects that interested us."
Mar 30, 2010
E. Alana James replied to Mervi Jansson's discussion Has learning changed? Pls tell us what you think?
"We see the same in Ireland - aided also by many restrictions in schools on what sites can be accessed on school property. I was just doing a presentation and unfortunately had forgotten that YouTube was off limits. Rather than teach responsible web…"
Mar 29, 2010
E. Alana James replied to E. Alana James's discussion Self Directed Learning May be THE most important skill for learners!
"Kathy -I agree that what we model children learn - so if we model a balanced life that include social network and life long learning through online that our children will refer to that as they make their own choices. Unfortunately here in Ireland…"
Mar 26, 2010
E. Alana James replied to E. Alana James's discussion Self Directed Learning May be THE most important skill for learners!
"Thanks K and loved and bookmarked your blog on learning in a virtual reality. What is your background with virtual learning? Has it changed the way you think about learning? For me, it has helped me appreciate wide open learning options and lead me…"
Mar 26, 2010

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At 10:09am on April 5, 2010, Steve Hargadon said…
Yes, I did start the site, but Ning has this limit of 10 sites per user account, so I wasn't able to use my regular profile account. I've gotten permission to go above ten (smile), so in order to transfer the network to the correct user account, I had to sign up with it. Funny that you noticed!
At 5:10pm on February 25, 2010, Wazobia Nigeria said…
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At 1:48pm on February 21, 2010, Dr. Terryl Ross said…
Hi E. Alana:
i have a background in PAR and mentoring graduate students. I like your vision and would like the opportunity to connect with you.
-Terryl
 
 
 

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