What 20 Minutes and a Culture of Critical Creativity Can Do

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Far from perfect, we have continued to fall forward . . .   In twenty minutes, we went from analysis to synthesis to inventionist, creating constructs from Little Bits that demonstrate how the core line of a poem may relate a theme shared Continue reading What 20 Minutes and a Culture of Critical Creativity Can Do

Shape of a Sonnet: Empathy Fueled, Maker Driven Poetry Analysis (VIDEO)

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I’m going to write up more proper context for this in the near future, but I wanted to share these Periscope videos from my AP Lit class this past week while it was still fresh.   I love my classroom Continue reading Shape of a Sonnet: Empathy Fueled, Maker Driven Poetry Analysis (VIDEO)

Dan & Design Thinking & SWSWEdu 2014

Dan has become a regular fixture and one of the new moderators on #dtk12chat, a weekly Twitter chat (Wed., 9 PM EST) around design thinking in the K-12 classroom and beyond.   Often, we follow the the Twitter chat with, Continue reading Dan & Design Thinking & SWSWEdu 2014

ACTEM 2013: Ridiculous Integration: Improv Comedy & Technology

Twitter! Yay! @WickedDecent @JBailey8 @Flight307 @TLMImprov Today will be about serious things.  If you laugh, you might ruin everything. Please don’t do that. We spent a lot of time preparing this session about making things up as you go. Thank Continue reading ACTEM 2013: Ridiculous Integration: Improv Comedy & Technology