Category Archives: sustainability

Open Source City

Grandview Cut Construction shared CC by oliverk I’ve had quite a run of interesting personal/professional development events this past month… Add them to my perpetually-growing “to-be-blogged” queue: a Northern Voice that achieved epic heaviosity, a Sustainable Education Across the Province … Continue reading

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Why go open?

A View Out of the Front Door of my Kharkov Apartment shared CC by Stuck in Customs It’s been an ungodly amount of time since I updated my blogs. I thought I might reproduce an email I just sent off … Continue reading

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More love for East Van-style DIY

Now in its third year of growth and development, the Garibaldi School Community Garden just came off of a landmark weekend, with a manure sale that raised money to finish the tool shed/play area, greatly enriched the soil at the … Continue reading

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The zen of open data

B33 – HorseHead Nebula shared CC by Skiwalker79 The Zen of Open Data, by Chris McDowall Open is better than closed. Transparent is better than opaque. Simple is better than complex. Accessible is better than inaccessible. Sharing is better than … Continue reading

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On sustaining and reviving culture

No Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom shared CC by Thomas Hawk When I do my little talks on open education, I like to reference things like learning parties, maker culture, the kind of practical DIY education that is important enough … Continue reading

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Sustain this?

Wind farm and greenhouse gas farm, together shared CC by kevindooley I’m still finding my way with regards to the ‘sustainability’ part of my job. I know I’m new to this, at least professionally, so I’m trying to focus on … Continue reading

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UBC Reads Sustainability

“books” shared CC by bjornmeansbear A few changes in my professional profile at UBC in recent weeks… My old Office of Learning Technology has merged with the former Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth to become the Centre for Teaching, … Continue reading

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