Cathie LeBlanc Notes

Category: Open Pedagogy

Against the Grade – Finite Eyes

The year when I used minimal grading and assigned portfolios was the happiest and least anxious of any of my years of teaching. While friends and colleagues reached the end of the term complaining about the burden of grading, I talked with great enthusiasm about all the interesting things my students were writing. I enjoyed…

The Fallacies of Open: Participatory Design, Infrastructuring, and the Pursuit of Radical Possibility – CITE Journal

To better understand the impacts of participatory design in English language arts teacher education, this critical case study focuses on the National Writing Project’s Connected Learning Massive, Open, Online Collaboration (CLMOOC) that engaged educators in playing with the connected learning framework. The authors draw from 5 years of interaction data to question “open” as a…