Thomas Steele-Maley

I research, design and practice in the field of education with a focus on the nexus between experiential and scholastic education. My work involves children’s geographies, interdisciplinary innovation, ICT in education and the balance between tradition and innovation in educational contexts.  I write longer posts here, try to write more frequently at steelemaley.tumblr, my fieldnotes can be found at and I bookmark at



As the float plane circled Davidof Lake and into a spiral upward out of the remote lakeside encampment (we had called home) there were multiple…