Current Projects/Activities

*Scheduling additional onsite and online presentations, webinars, and online courses for the second half of 2018

*Under contract with Rowman & Littlefield to write Change the World Using Social Media
Projected publication date: autumn 2018; excerpts from the work in progress available through this link

*Facilitating “Ed Tech Trends and Challenges 2018” online session for PCI Webinars
March 29, 2018, 2 pm ET/11 am PT

*Facilitating “The Art in Community Partnerships” online session, with Andrew Sanderbeck, for PCI Webinars
April 12, 2018, 2 pm ET/11 am PT

*Facilitating “Fostering Community and Collaboration With Twitter” online session for SWFLN
April 18, 2018, 2 pm ET/11 am PT

*Attending/Participating in “Unconference for Dreamers, Doers, and Drivers Shaping the Future of Learning” in Scottsdale, AZ
April 25-27, 2018

*Facilitating “Fostering Community and Collaboration With Facebook” online session for SWFLN
May 2, 2018, 2 pm ET/11 am PT

*Co-facilitating, with Andrew Sanderbeck, “Developing Effective Community Partnerships” online session for ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions May 3, 2018, 2:30 pm ET/11:30 am PT

*Attending ATD 2018 International Conference & Exposition and facilitating “Out of Our Seats: Roadmaps for Learning/Collaborating Through Movement” workshop
May 6-9, 2018, San Diego, CA

*Facilitating four-week online “Rethinking Digital Literacy” course for ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions
May 14 – June 10, 2018

*Facilitating “Beyond Twitter and Facebook: Fostering Community and Collaboration With Social Media” online session for SWFLN
June 6, 2018, 2 pm ET/11 am PT

*Attending ALA 2018 Annual Conference
June 21-26, 2018, New Orleans, LA



*Facilitating “Fostering Community and Collaboration With Social Media Tools” onsite keynote & workshops for SWFLN
July 22, 2018, 9 am – 4 pm, Ft. Myers, FL

*Developing a highly interactive train-the-trainer series of sessions that can be tailored to meet your organization's needs; contact Paul ( to book sessions

*Developing a team-building workshop that incorporates gamification into the learning process; contact Paul ( to book sessions

*Exploring trends and innovation in teaching-training-learning, educational technology, and community collaborations in my Building Creative Bridges blog; also occasionally providing updates, through a Friends of the Hidden Garden Steps blog, on how volunteers continue to foster a sense of community and collaboration through that Hidden Garden Steps project here in San Francisco

*Participating in live #lrnchat sessions via Twitter (Thursdays, 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT); Maurice Coleman's biweekly T is for Training podcasts (alternate Fridays, 2 pm ET/11 am PT; programs are archived online); and #etmooc online learning sessions as time allows

*Continuing to actively promote my published work through my Author Page

*Beginning to work on books about contemporary learning trends and developments; collaborations between libraries and arts organizations; and on developing and completing volunteer-driven community-based projects


On the FOEcast (Future of Education Forecast project) planning team—a global effort aimed at creating an education and technology futures community.

As a contributor to the ATD Science of Learning and Learning Technologies blogs; most recent posting: "Unlearning What We Think We Know to Inspire Successful Learning"

With Licia Wells, as a San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program steward for the Hidden Garden Steps project in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District after serving as one of three project co-chairs

*Assisting a variety of clients and colleagues in exploring and using innovations in blended (onsite-online) learning and personal learning networks with social media and other platforms, including through massive open online courses (MOOCs), through virtual office hours in online courses, and as an onsite learning facilitator