Archive | February, 2013

Encapsulated Universes

ThisĀ  beautiful conversation with Lera Boroditsky on edge.org is precisely why co-creation is not just a crucial strategy for billions of left-out learners, but for the rest of us, too…. I came across Encapsulated Universes via an ILAT listserv post, How Languages Shape Our Understanding of the World , an op-ed piece by Paul Woodward [...]

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Getting localization right

World Vision is doing a great job with Shellbooks in East Africa. This excellent video shows the process in the context of a resource localization workshop in the Maasai community of Siyiapei in Kenya. Here are a few sample quotes from the narration and participant interviews: Shellbooks are simple story-based teaching and learning resources — [...]

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