Reflecting Allowed

Maha Bali’s blog about education

January 5, 2015
by Maha Bali

Reflecting on Papert, Palmer and Freire

Reading Time: 6 minutesI’ve been reading several books in parallel these days (I haven’t managed to read a non-fiction book in a linear manner since I finished my PhD!) and finding amazing connections between them. There’s Papert’s Mindstorms, Freire’s Pedagogy of Hope, and … Continue reading

December 31, 2014
by Maha Bali

#Fedwiki like it’s 1973 – on context, voice, and getting heard

Reading Time: 3 minutesI wanted to give a clear example of something I have been talking about on #fedwiki, following Mike Caulfield’s style in his keynote by using historical example. Disclaimer: Mike, and everyone else from #fedwikihappening, I love you, I love what … Continue reading

December 28, 2014
by Maha Bali

Content-free Learning, Scale, and #fedwikihappening

Reading Time: 3 minutesI’ve written a lot about my preference for curriculum that is not centered on content, but it rather centered on value-laden process goals that learners and teachers set together, responsively, that emerge into a curriculum as they live it. It’s … Continue reading

December 27, 2014
by Maha Bali

People in my #fedwikihappening neighborhood are showing me the world as I’d like to see it

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe title of this post is inspired by a blogpost by Alyson Indrunas (the title of which is actually inspired by a comment I wrote to her). This statement of hers is actual inspired by RadioHead lyrics to a song … Continue reading


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