Archive for October, 2010

Simplicity: Flipchart rather than pinboard

Posted by Anne on October 28th, 2010

In compact business seminars, the kind where the participants expect and get a full script to take home (so much for unplugged!), I usually use cards and a pinboard to collect, sort and focus the participants’ ideas. But you can drive a good thing into the ground. The act of pinning the card is a […]

Dogme – Schmogme

Posted by Anne on October 21st, 2010

Karenne Syvester’s “Dogme challenge 1+2″, infused by Candy van Olst’s “CELTA -Schmelta”, dampened by yesterday’s “Failwhale” #Edchat, refreshed by Jeremy Harmer’s “No Dogme for EFL” combine to inspire this friendly response, the title an obvious take-off. So Dogme means “emergent” and “co-constructed learning” on the one hand, and “essential bareness” on the other. It has […]

Atomic Tom: Take me out on iPhones

Posted by Anne on October 16th, 2010

This iPhone event must have been sponsored. Advertizing is generally no-go on this blog. But since my Apple gadgets have really helped me get from one home office to the other, more or less sane, I’m sharing the love. I also like the title. “Take someone out” is NOT “jemanden ausnehmen” – which in German […]

Elevator speeches

Posted by Anne on October 6th, 2010

audio: E.O.Wilson 45 second elevator speech