Participatory Partnerships Tip #10: Promote Play! It’s ok to play and try out new ideas, apps, links, and processes. The greatest discoveries are the product of downtime and play!
Participatory Partnerships Tip #9: Seek and Find the Targeted Source. After meeting, listening, working with what is familiar, publishing, and celebrating success, begin to drill down to the needed targeted resources for mobile access, differentiation, reteaching, and extensions.
Participatory Partnership Tip 8: Build on Success- This tip is courtesy of John Kotter and Kotter’s Change Method. Too often, we don’t build on success. We move on to “the next thing.” But celebrating success is a key to imprint practice. At The College of William and Mary, whenever a student successfully defends their dissertation, they ring a bell of announcement and celebration. Figure out a way to ring the digital bell and give high fives for successful achievement.
Participatory Partnerships 7: Publish Then Edit is a concept from Clay Shirky who noted that the Publish, then Edit practice is distinctive to digital production. Publish Then Edit eliminates the pressure of perfection. It promotes incremental iteration.