What's more useful for ESOL students? "academic language" or the next few hundred most common words in "general" English. https://feeldothink.org/blog/index.php/2022/09/21/new-moodle-project-for-students-and-teachers-of-english/
Tech for teacher development in Low and Middle Income countries https://youtu.be/Sw9aOdcb3ls with the EdTech hub (a uk gov. initiative)
browsing https://index.community/ which gives statistics on fediverse instances... for example % of insularity (posts mention people in the same instance) , and "neighbours" (based on mentions of users on other instances)
visiting profiles of the Open Educators in this list https://edtechfactotum.com/open-educators-on-mastodon/
the latest moodle podcast https://podcastindex.org/podcast/4255986 features Martin Dougiamas on the ideals which inform the Moodle project. "How do we empower teachers to improve the world?"
Watching the Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly. https://youtu.be/Z2WIVGl1qso which began with a minute of prayer or meditation
podcast about #moodle net a social platform for teachers to share digital #OER https://moodle.com/news/moodle-podcast-episode-3-moodlenet/
free online launch event for the Open World Learning book by PhDs in the OU's Institute of Educational Technology https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ouleverhulme-open-world-learning-knowledge-exchange-and-book-launch-tickets-249333291587
This new moon is for the #lunar hare - as seen from China and in Borges' "Manual de zoología fantástica" ... (reckoned to be the start of the year 4720)
An outline of the Delhi "happiness Curriculum" mentioned in the #learningplanet festival today
UK think-tank recommends a four-day week for schools:
28 1/2 - A beautiful drama-doc-opera set at the Youth Delphic Games in Samara.
some analogies for "zoom fatigue" like being in a lift, or having an assistant holding a mirror up, so you can see your own face all day long https://tmb.apaopen.org/pub/nonverbal-overload/release/2
metaphors that help model what teachers could do with online #OER in #moodlenet https://dougbelshaw.com/blog/2022/01/06/oer-discovery/
New Moon - the start of a #lunar cycle is the optimal time for making resolutions.... solar years are too long to stay on track for.