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Digital Media & Learning Gets Weird on St Patrick’s Day

And by getting weird I mean going legit. Mozilla’s Open Badges initiative is at heart about getting educators and technologists to design a trustworthy method of

March 19, 2013 Chicago Tech Events
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The Future Doesn’t Just Happen - It’s Invented

This past Saturday wasn’t just another typical rainy weekend day in Chicago. Instead of staying at home all day, I ventured out to a LiveLab

October 17, 2012 Chicago Tech Events
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OMG It’s Social Media Week!

Social Media Week in Chicago has been a cacophony of events, speakers, conversations, and cocktail hours, all geared toward making online social networks work for

September 27, 2012 Chicago Tech Events
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Belly: Full of Rewards, and Beer

Last week I jaywalked across Clark and LaSalle from Catapult Chicago to 1871 for what proved to be an unconventional, honest, and really funny Founders’ Stories

September 17, 2012 Chicago Tech Events
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Educelerate MeetUp: A Discussion about Open Badges

This past Friday, Catapult Chicago played host to this month’s Educelerate Meetup, where audience members got the chance to hear from thought leaders in education

August 21, 2012 Learn, Tweet, Teach, Repeat
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A Catapult Conversation with Trunk Club CEO Brian Spaly

Brian Spaly loves top quality pants. You can tell because he calls them “trousers” the way Francis Ford Coppola talks about his “films” rather than his

August 02, 2012 Chicago Tech Events
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Brick & Mortar or Online? Chicago’s Education Pioneers Duke it Out

Panel discussions tend to be hit or miss. More than once I’ve found myself listening to a group of panelists who are obviously experts in

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MentorMob U Launches at the Flipped Classroom Conference

MentorMob hosted the opening reception for the Flipped Learning Conference in Chicago this week, which brought innovative teachers together though a shared love of  teaching with

June 21, 2012 Chicago Tech Events
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