The Medicine Buddha and Community Living

It’s interesting when the schedule of what’s going on brings two events together and there’s a serendipitous connection of ideas that happens only because one doesn’t want to miss something that someone that one doesn’t know has scheduled for a certain day, without any sense of one’s own life.   Last week I went to a Michael Kendrick lecture about the ideas of “Quality” and “Innovation” in our field of supporting people with disabilities to be part of their communities: what are we really talking about when we bandy these terms around?  That evening there was a lecture on “Modern Buddhism” … Continue reading The Medicine Buddha and Community Living

“if something’s missing, create it” CCK11 discoverable artifacts

getting caught up on the elluminate recording – what an amazing technology – the chat concurrent with the lecture and the whiteboard. “join the discussion” is the theme – pick a path, find some peers and join the discussion.   i liked very much the video i watched yesterday where George talked about networks being a model, but learning happening through connections…   oh he’s just talking about it again, in terms of the difference between constructionism and connectivism.  but to have a discussion, there needs to be some relational connection – someone to communicate with… i’ve been working for … Continue reading “if something’s missing, create it” CCK11 discoverable artifacts