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We had a great discussion last night in the #clmooc Twitter chat about public spaces, parks, the stories of spaces (and stories untold), and more.
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Thanks for sharing. Sorry I missed it.
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I curated some of the tweets (there were hundreds of tweets to draw from) from last night's Twitter Chat about parks and spaces and stories ... thanks to everyone who participated ... sorry if I left your stories out ...
A conversation about parks and spaces and stories and more
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This turned out fantastically +Kevin Hodgson. Thanks for curating! 
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I always marvel at the colony of worms living happily in our compost bin and wish them a hearty hello and fare thee well when I am done. They continue on, in silence
My mind is wandering, and there are so many interesting and curious things to notice as the #CLMOOC meanders into a a 5th Make Cycle, Stories and Spaces. This is sort of that, in its way, more on my lifelong love affair with ...
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Yeah .. sometimes I have the oddest ideas ... this morning, I was responding to a tweet from a friend about the #rangerme  activity and I sent her an animated gif of Yogi Bear ... and then, I thought: why not start up a #yogichallenge  activity? So .... find a Yogi Bear cartoon or movie video on Youtube. Pop it into an Animated GIF maker like this one (http://makeagif.com/youtube-to-gif)  and share out. (You may need to download and then upload). Have some fun ...
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Terry it played in Firefox but not in Chrome.  I tweeted it!
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I love and appreciate this kind of reflection, Fred, and you brought us deeper into the topic of stewardship of the land. I'm sorry the activity unsettled you (but completely understand it, too) and I'm happy it gave you a chance to push deeper into the topic you write about here.
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The "Ranger Me" Challenge never grabbed me, and I couldn't quite figure out why. I could have just moved on and payed attention to something else, but something made me want to figure out what was bothering me. Then I realize...
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I love how you had to hack around the tools in your exploration ... and how you pose the question of how we GeoLocate within the CLMOOC itself ...
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For this week of CLMOOC I've been thinking about how you geo-locate yourself. Since leaving my birth home I've lived in 11 different locations. So when I get that question "Where are you from?" I have to pause. I know where I...
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As of this morning, I counted 99 pins on the GeoLocate Your Map. That's from less than 48 hours. That's pretty cool. Where will #100 be? Will it be your pin from your exploration?
We encourage you to go out and document the historical, cultural and environmental spaces near you, and share on this collaborative map. Use the "marker" pin to add your space to the map.
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I added many park areas around me in WA state
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A poem made digital ...
Like perhaps many of you, we have a wonderful old railroad bed that been transformed into a highly-useable public space: our rail trail/greenway system. A few years back, I wrote about the trail for a local poetry compilation, and I thought this week in the Making Learning Connected MOOC would ...
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A digital poem about a public space
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I wish we had a place like this to bike nearby in Frankfort.... looks lovely! 
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I spent the morning, complete with a picnic lunch on rocks on the water, at a park called Chesterfield Gorge. It was the perfect spot on a hot, humid day. I used PicMonkey again to layer in (and mess with coloring) a series of images in which I moved the camera closer and closer to a small stream entering the larger one. I was going for a hacked Foldascope idea for #donowmicro  
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We want to invite you (and you, and you, and you, and all of you) into tonight's Twitter Chat for this Make Cycle. We hope folks come with an image or media they might share (or reshare) during the evening. Here is some information (including a handy How to Survive A Twitter Chat comic)
Is it Thursday already? Tonight, we will be hosting a Twitter Chat for the Making Learning Connected MOOC (#clmooc) and we invite you to come along for the ride … er, discussion … as we share out thinking about open spaces and public parks and other threads from the current Make Cycle that we ...
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The last two twitterchats I practiced slower tweeting. When a question was asked in the chat I paused for 90 seconds to consider perhaps writing too, then I tweeted. I also took a 30 second pause to consider what someone else had written before I responded.

I did not do this every time but most of the time. It felt better in my mind and, more importantly, in my heart. Your mileage may vary, but we are in control of parts of the technology, so make like an Amish and adapt the tools for your use.
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We do have a list of "extension activities" for this Make Cycle for those who are ready to move on from the mapping exercise. One of those activities is to collaboratively annotate some videos about park spaces and open spaces with Vialogues. Care to join in on the conversation? Consider yourself invited.

Urban Centers as Public Spaces: https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/23689/?ak=ace1cb545ab0fae7fdaf33628f6d0396 

Saving and Preserving Open Spaces: https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/23715/?ak=8635c4eab19b3b2776a46adc5dc59ae1

The Making of National Parks: https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/23690/?ak=08c2da4139a5348d0c4ffae33c4bf552 
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Great links! "Lively enjoyable public spaces make a city come alive" - so true. public spaces are the heart and souls of cities
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