Bio

Featured Research: PAHSIT

Teaching

Upcoming Presentations

Institute for Innovation in Education Gathering, Vancouver Island University, BC

2017 CANeLearn Symposium, Vancouver, BC

  • Closing Keynote

2017 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX

  • Identifying Educator Techquity Shifts in a Research-Practice Partnership, research paper accepted in symposium “Advancing Equitable Student Learning Through Teacher Preparation and Professional Development Innovations that Leverage Learning Technologies” (Division K, Teaching and Teacher Education)

  • Metaproblems about Techquity: Defining Joint Work in a Research-Practice Partnership, research paper accepted in session “Methodological Complexities of Understanding Learning” (Learning Sciences SIG)

  • Playgrids as New Media Configurations for Learning Across Space, Time, and Scale (with Ty Hollett), research paper accepted in roundtable session “Exploring Time, Place and Space with Digital Media” (Media, Culture, and Learning SIG)

  • Supporting Educators as Designers: Making Workshops as Professional Development in a Research-practice Partnership (with Katherine Goodman and Jennifer Phelps), poster accepted in structured poster session “From Making to Agentic Participation: Perspectives on and Approaches to Fostering Epistemic Engagement in Making” (Division C, Learning and Instruction)


From Holden to Kalir

I married in the summer of 2016. My wife – Ebony – and I chose to adopt a new and shared surname, rather than have one of us take the other’s last name. We made this decision for various reasons – from family history to varied circumstances and explanations for why names change across generations. I’m in the process of writing about this change, and the many stories and factors that influenced our decision – it will include reference to the Hebrew poet Eleazar ben Killir, commentary on anti-semitism my grandfather encountered in the academy, and the simple fact that both Ebony and I really like the name Kalir.


New and Noteworthy

I am serving as the External Evaluator of the NSF-funded Cyberlearning EAGER Mobile City Science: Youth Mapping Community Learning Opportunities. Here’s my first in a series of reflective blog posts about the MCS project.

My 2016 DML Ignite Talk about open web annotation featured in:

Featured in Online entry of the MLA Commons Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments (keyword by Amy Collier)

Virtually Connecting sessions:

My presentation about playful annotation in the open featured in I Annotate 2016 (Hypothesis post by Jon Udell, June 9, 2016)

My presentation “Toward Techquity” featured in Teacher Librarian Day 2016: Creative Contrast Recap (Teaching with Primary Sources Connect post by Kile Clabaugh, March 12, 2016)

Educator Innovator webinars:

CU Denver Today:

Creativity Matters, iiE profile (Summer, 2015)

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