Archive for the ‘THOUGHT LEADERS’ Category

#Change11 #CCK12 Creatagogy – Creativity and Creative Learning

February 17, 2012

What is creative learning? How could it be applied in school, community and networks? Does creativity stifle or nurture?

Creativity and creative learning, how is it valued in community, and schools?

“Teachers say they want creativity, but that is not the behavior that is rewarded. In this study (as well as in many others), they found that there is a discrepancy between what teachers, and schools in general, say they value and desire, and what behaviors they actually reward and encourage. “

From Learner Weblog on Connectivism


tedx talking innovation in Berkeley

February 4, 2012

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass talks innovation @ #tedxberkeley livestream

how to start a revolution

February 4, 2012

Documentary on Gene Sharp’s philosophies and their role in informing revolutions and uprisings through Eastern Europe, Asia the Middle East, the Arab Spring and across the pond to influence the thinking behind OWS.


the divided brain

October 25, 2011

Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It’s not simply “emotion on the right, reason on the left,” but something far more complex and interesting. A Best of the Web talk from RSA Animate.

ShapeShift: Communities of Practice (CoPs)

September 4, 2011

“The shape of the world is shifting… embracing and being intentional about it”

What does it mean to be in a community of practice? asks Kathy Jourdain, founder of ShapeShift. To create a movement ripe for “collective co-learning,” a place at the intersection of work and relationship where the ideas and possibilities give rise to innovation and sustainability.

Jourdain’s theories inform the Transition Town Network.

Experts in the Social Media Jungle

August 29, 2011

photo Social Media Examiner wins CORE points for its expert advice on navigating through and taming the wilderness of the ‘social media jungle.’ From applying game theory to build a loyal online community to research on the science behind successfully sharing content, the Examiner covers all the bases! Follow this leader @smexaminer