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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 91949 distributed blog posts created by our participants since December 2010 when Jim Groom blogged the idea of ds106 as an open and online experiment.

Stuff to Try

Assignment Bank

Explore more than 400 800 media assignments created for and by members of ds106. Try one at random or add your own.

The Daily Create

Each day you get a new creative challenge in photo, drawing, audio, video, or writing form, that you can do in 20 minutes or less. Every day since January 8, 2012. Want a taste? Try one at random.

ds106 Radio

Our own open free form internet-based radio station, broadcasting shared music, recordings, cross casts from other stations, as well as live broadcasts from community members. Learn how to tune in and how to grab the mic.

Remix Machine

And now for something completely different! Interpret a random remix of the ds106 assignments. Make a new twist on an existing ds106 assignment.


The best of ds106! A site designed by ds106 students to showcase the works of others. Nominate anyone’s creations in ds106 that inspires you or explore it to become inspired.

DS106 Never Parked

DS106 just keeps going and going… See where it’s been before.

They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

ds106 poster by Jim Groom

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Smart Learning Scenarios

    --Originally published at Tactile
    The new MELSIG book, Smart Learning:  – teaching and learning with smartphones and tablets in post compulsory education, is nearing completion. Part of the book is composed of Smart Learning Scenarios. While I should be copy editing at the moment I … Continue reading
  2. Just An Old Curmudgeon

    Lately, as I’ve followed the conversations about teaching and learning in the 21st century, I find myself increasingly taking a negative stance. It may just be my natural need to be the devil’s advocate, but I think it’s also a frustr...
  3. The Joy of ds106

    --Originally published at K-Jax Facts
    Bob Ross is a very familiar artist not only because of his beautiful paintings and talent, but also because of his comical, inspirational, and thought-provoking commentary. Here are a few quotes from this video that stuck out to me and why. “Sometimes I feel that’s where I should be is in the old rocking chair…then… Continue reading The Joy of ds106
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