Making Meaning Out of Empathy & Anything

I recently had the good fortune to work alongside Denver’s Imaginarium with a group of amazing students from Denver Public Schools, ranging from sixth to eleventh grade, all there to help shape what student voice might look like when working in Continue reading Making Meaning Out of Empathy & Anything

Building a Proficiency-Based Learning System

This work is really hard.  Really, really hard.  It requires skill, focus, drive, grit, tenacity, empathy, knowledge, and above all else, patience.  If this were the private sector, we could just shut down for a few months; retool; and then Continue reading Building a Proficiency-Based Learning System

Flip with a Twist

Over the past couple of years I have described myself as a “Flipped Classroom” teacher.  When you ask different people what “flipped” teaching means, you’ll get many different answers.  One central theme seems to be that the direct instruction side Continue reading Flip with a Twist